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Missing Persons

HAMMOND, LA – September 18, 2020 – The Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office is continuing to ask for the public’s help in gathering information in two unrelated missing person cases.

21-year-old Deranisha Williams of Hammond, LA. is still missing.

Deranisha was last seen at a family gathering on Saturday September 5, 2020. Around 6:00 p.m., Dernashia left the event with her estranged boyfriend to frequent a nearby convenience store, however, did not return and has not been seen or heard from since.

Deranisha is about 5’5” tall, 120 pounds, and was last wearing a black halter-top, camouflage skirt, and red shoes. She also has a tattoo on her right arm with the name of “James, Jr. and angel wings on her right shoulder.

Deranisha’s family is offering a cash reward for information leading to her whereabouts.

Detectives are also still working a case involving a missing 22- year old male.

Jonathan Matthew Tucker of Hammond was reported missing by his family. He was last seen on the evening of September 7, 2020, at his residence in Hammond.

Anyone with information related to either of these missing person cases is asked to all Crime Stoppers at 800-554-5245.