The ground and water search for Brittany Tee, a 35-year-old Brookfield woman missing since Jan. 10, ended Tuesday without finding any evidence connected to her disappearance and investigators are evaluating next steps, State Police said.
Eight State Police divers, who worked with the department’s marine unit and Massachusetts Environmental Police assets, “searched the Quaboag River, Quaboag Pond, and Dunn Brook and surrounding marshland,” State Police said.
“There currently is no plan to resume the water search tomorrow,” State Police said. “Investigators will assess the status of the search and determine next steps.”
State Police said Tuesday morning that its emergency response team and a K-9 unit would continue to search a large wooded area near Tee’s home. David Procopio, a spokesman for State Police, said the ground search has also ended for now.
Worcester District Attorney Joseph Early’s office and detectives continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding Tee’s disappearance.
“Ms. Tee has not been seen or heard from since she left her Brookfield home on foot on the night of Jan. 10,” officials said. “Anyone who may have seen Ms. Tee or has information about her is urged to call the investigation’s tip line at 508-453-7589.”
Authorities have said they found no sign of Tee after scouring more than 250 acres near her home on Saturday. Brookfield is a small town west of Worcester.
Tee was last seen about 8:30 p.m. on Jan 10, when she was leaving a Main Street home near Lewis Field on foot. Her family reported her missing Jan. 13. Tee is 5 feet 6 inches tall, has brown hair and blue eyes, and was wearing a black winter coat, a hoodie, jeans, and work boots when she disappeared.
The investigation remains a missing person’s case, Early said during a press conference on Saturday.
“Everyone’s hoping that she is still alive,” Early said. “And if anyone knows any information with regards to [Tee], please give us a call.”
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