Missing Oil City Woman Found Dead

| March 27, 2023

OIL CITY, Pa. (EYT) – The search for a missing Oil City woman has ended.

According to sources at the scene, 75-year-old Marcy Suzette Nellis, of Oil City, was found dead near the bike path between Osbourne Street and Mineral Street in Oil City.

Nellis was reported missing shortly after she left for an afternoon walk around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 26, near the Clarion University Venango Campus on West 1st Street in Oil City, Venango County.

A representative with Franklin-based State Police told exploreVenango.com that the search “continued all throughout the night” Sunday, March 26, and in to the morning hours of Monday, March 27.

All fire and emergency agencies were requested to provide more manpower for the search via scanner transmission around 7:40 a.m. on Monday, March 27.

Oil City Police Chief David Ragon did not immediately return calls from exploreVenango.

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Jacob Deemer is a reporter for EYT Media Group, who is based out of Venango County. He started his career as a sports writer for a local newspaper before contributing to TheHockeyWriters.com as a beat writer for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He has spent over 6 years covering sports, crime, and local news in Venango, Clarion, and Jefferson Counties.
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