Melissa Best, 34, a stay-at-home mother of two was last seen by friends on Friday, April 15th around 1:00 PM. She had just dropped off her teenage daughter in the Rosewood Apartment complex and video surveillance cameras show her coming and going. That was the last time she has been seen and no contact has been made to friends and family. She had gone grocery shopping in Wisconsin before dropping off her daughter and had left food out to prepere for supper. Her husband of 18 years, Clint, said he fell asleep Friday night and didn’t report her missing until the following day.
Melissa Best was last seen wearing a gray hooded pullover with “Chicago” printed on the front and blue jeans. She has brownish blond hair and hazel-colored eyes and is 5-foot 4-inches tall. She was was last seen driving her green 1993 Pontiac minivan with
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Melissa Best is asked to call the Round Lake Park Police Department at 847-270-9111
For those who may not be familiar with our area, the video camera that saw her coming and going was located at The Pizza Place, owned by the Mayor of Round Lake Park. It is located just a bit EAST of the entrance to Rosewood Apartments and the Treehouse In the Woods townhomes in Round Lake. For the video cameras to record her twice would mean that they spotted her heading WEST to the entrance and then back EAST as if she was heading back home to Round Lake Park. Police are working on additional clues as they come in and the husband, who is not a suspect at this time, has been very cooperative..