• Family makes plea for woman missing since last month


    DRAVOSBURG, Pa. - Police are still searching for a missing Dravosburg woman.

    Heather Short, 46, has been missing since Nov. 6. She was last seen visiting friends at a residence on 3rd Avenue in West Mifflin.

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    She is described as 6 feet tall with a medium build with short blonde hair and wears glasses, police said. She has a tattoo on the left side of her neck with the word Lynn.

    Police said Short has a physical impairment on her right leg which causes her to walk with a limp and sometimes use crutches. 

    Short has drug dependency issues, police said. 


    Short's family held a news conference around 1:30 p.m. Friday. They told the story of her life, including her time as a school teacher.

    Short's mother and children were joined with representatives from the Allegheny County Police Department.

    Anyone with information concerning Short is asked to call police at 833-255-8477. 


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