Developmentally-delayed woman missing in SE Portland found safe

Photo of Marvella Rauda-Nambo from Portland Police

UPDATE: Police say 46-year-old Marvella Rauda-Nambo has been found safe and has been reunited with family.

Original story:

PORTLAND, Ore. – Police say they’re still looking for a missing 46-year-old woman who was last seen in Southeast Portland on Thursday.

Police say Marvella Rauda-Nambo has an intellectual disability and functions at an 8-year-old’s level.

A rideshare driver dropped her off near SE 100th Avenue and Division Street for an appointment. Police believe Marvella got lost after getting out of the vehicle.

There are no indications of foul play in her disappearance, officials said.

Rauda-Nambo is described as about 5-feet tall, weighing 130 pounds, with dark brown hair often worn in a ponytail.

She was last seen wearing a light-pink zippered sweatshirt with black lettering, dark pants, and a bright orange backpack with the Easter Seal’s logo.

If you see her, call 9-1-1 so she can be reunited with her guardians. Anyone with non-emergency information about Rauda-Nambo should contact Detective Heidi Helwig at

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