Arkansas Police Search for Missing Mother of 3 After Car Found Burned

Authorities are searching for a missing Arkansas police dispatcher after finding her burned vehicle abandoned in the Ouachita National Forest.

Dawna Natzke, a 46-year-old mother of three, was last seen seen Dec. 21 leaving a Christmas party in Hot Springs Village, where she worked as a police dispatcher, Fox affiliate KLRT-TV reported.

Police found the charred remains of Natzke's 1997 teal green Ford Escort Wagon three days later off Arkansas Highway 298 in the Ouachita National Forest. The vehicle has been sent to a state crime lab, according to the station.

Dog teams were reportedly called to search the area Monday, but uncovered no trace of the missing woman.

Natzke is described as 5-foot-6 with brown hair with blonde highlights and brown eyes.

Anyone with information on Natzke's whereabouts is being urged to call the Hot Springs Village Police at (501)922-0011.