Q: A few years ago, a woman in Roseville went shopping early one morning. Her car and purse were found in Raley’s parking lot later that day. Is there any further information regarding this case?
A: The disappearance of Susan Jacobson in May 2013 is among the most frequent subjects of Crime Q&A queries.
The case remains unsolved, although police say they follow up on any reports of a body found in other jurisdictions.
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Jacobson, who was 59 when she disappeared, was last seen about 6 a.m. May 1, 2013, when she told her husband that she was going grocery shopping and running errands. Her car, with her purse inside, was found in the Raley’s shopping center at Woodcreek Oaks and Pleasant Grove boulevards. Her wallet, minus cash and credit cards, was found and turned in at a nearby Starbucks, police said.
Volunteers searched parks and open spaces in the Sun City area a few days after the disappearance. Police said they were not sure whether Jacobson was the victim of foul play or left of her own will.