If Karen Phillips could choose a word to best describe her daughter, Kierra Coles, she said it’d be “ambitious.”
Coles loved doing makeup for herself and others, dancing and taking videos of her friends. She wanted to be on television, radio, or some medium where “everybody could just hear her voice,” Phillips said.
She also wanted to work at the post office. After seasonal positions for three years, she made it happen, Phillips said.
Coles, a 26-year-old postal worker and a mother-to-be, went missing Oct. 2, 2018. As part of an ongoing effort to spotlight unsolved murders and missing people, Chicago Police shared a video Tuesday featuring Phillips and sharing more about the case to encourage people with any information about Coles’ disappearance to share tips.
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