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CLAREMONT, Bronx — Friends fear the worst as police continue to investigate the disappearance of a 69-year-old Bronx woman who was reported missing last Wednesday.

Patricia Myers, a former nurse, was last seen at 3 p.m. at her apartment on Grand Concourse in the Bronx. NYPD detectives have been collecting evidence and searching her home throughout Wednesday for any clues that will lead them to her.

Investigators have named Myers’ nephew as a person of interest in her disappearance. He is described as a convicted felon who just finished a prison sentence and was living with Myers after when she disappeared, according to police.

Investigators have not officially labeled Myers’ nephew as a suspect and have not released his name.

A friend and neighbor, who remained anonymous, fears the worst has happened to Myers and said the nephew may have been involved.

“We used to be together all the time. I cook for her, I take her food” a friend and neighbor of Myers said to PIX11 News.

“She’s feisty. I don’t know what happened. I feel that they exchanged words cause she’s got a big mouth. She’s got an attitude, and, he probably hurt her,” she said.