'Suspicious disappearance': Washington woman missing after running out of gas near Stevens Pass - UPDATED
KCPQ / King County
King County Sheriff’s Major Crimes Detectives say Giovanna Fuda's disappearance was considered suspicious. She was later located safely on August 1.

UPDATE August 2, 2020:

KCPQ-TV reports 18-year-old Giovanna "Gia" Fuda is recovering in the hospital after search and rescue crews found her alive deep in the woods in Stevens Pass after missing for nearly nine days.

King County Sheriff's Office tweeted an update around 3:45 p.m. Saturday that search and rescue crews found Fuda Saturday afternoon at the bottom of a steep ravine about two miles up into the Cascade mountains. Deputies said Fuda was by a stream approximately 3.5 miles from her vehicle before she was found her. Officials said she got lost after leaving her vehicle that ran out of gas on US Hwy 2.

MORE: 'It's a miracle': Maple Valley teen 'Gia' Fuda found alive nine days after her disappearance - KCPQ


June 28, 2020:

via KCPQ:

STEVENS PASS, Wash. (KCPQ) -- King County Search and Rescue teams with K9 Units looked all day on Monday but could find no sign of 18-year-old Giovanna Fuda.

King County Sheriff’s Major Crimes detectives now say her disappearance is considered suspicious and believe she may have gotten picked up by the wrong person after she ran out of gas west of Stevens Pass on US Hwy 2.

Fuda's purse was in the car. Her cellphone was gone and is powered off.

Gia Fuda left her Maple Valley home in her silver 2008 Toyota Corolla early Friday, KOMO-TV reports.

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