UPDATED 3/3/15: Nine-year-old Heaven Gardner was safely found with family members in Compton, sheriff’s officials reported Tuesday afternoon. Patricia Evans is now in constant communication with family members. “We would like to thank all the public for their vigilant efforts in helping to locate these two individuals,” stated Lancaster Sheriff Station’s Community Relations deputy Miguel Ruiz.
LANCASTER – The Lancaster Sheriff’s Station is seeking the public’s assistance in finding Patricia Evans and her 9-year-old daughter, Heaven Gardner.
“The mother appears to have gone voluntarily missing along with her daughter early in the morning of Monday, March 2,” stated Lancaster Community Relations deputy Miguel Ruiz. Patricia Evans was last seen driving a gray sedan.
“At this point, there is no evidence of foul play, but investigators and concerned family members want to confirm the well-being of both missing parties,” Ruiz stated.
Anyone with information regarding Patricia Evans and 9-year-old Heaven Gardner is urged to call Lancaster Station Detective Banks at 661-940-3886.