Missing woman found after over two weeks


After being missing for almost two weeks, a developmentally disabled woman who spent the holidays in Elmont with her family is now home safe.

Samantha Denise Primus, 46, was reported missing by the Nassau County Police Department on Dec. 23 and was last seen at her sister’s home on Savoy Avenue. Primus is deaf, non-verbal and has limited sign language abilities.

According to the St. Lucia Consulate in New York, the Primus family received word from the Nassau County Police Department on Dec. 29 that Samantha had been found in Queens a few hours after disappeared and taken by NYFD medics to Queens Hospital Medical Center.

She was discharged some time later and went missing again. The family organized a large-scale search party that looked throughout the city’s five boroughs for Samantha.

On Jan. 14, she was located by her sister riding the one train in lower Manhattan and taken to New York-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital for a medical evaluation.