Marvin Sapp was allegedly stalked by missing Michigan doctor Teleka Patrick, according to a Jan. 3 Yahoo News report. Gospel singer Sapp obtained a personal protection order against Patrick three months prior to her disappearance, court records show. The Grammy-nominated singer alleged that the missing doctor claimed to his wife. The protection order, which was granted in September, is effective until Mar. 18.
According to The Detroit News, Sapp, who is also Pastor of Lighthouse Full Life Center Church in Grand Rapids alleged that in addition to claiming to be his wife, Patrick contacted his children and had been to his home. The young doctor had joined Sapp’s church after moving from California. “I have at least 400 page(s) of correspondence from her which I have never responded to,” Sapp wrote in his protective order petition.
As the Examiner previously reported, Patrick, a doctor months into her Michigan hospital residency, has disappeared without a trace. 30-year-old Patrick, who recently moved to Michigan from California, failed to show up for work, and her car was found abandoned in a highway ditch in Indiana. The promising doctor’s disappearance continues to baffle law enforcement and family, who have searched the area, and found nothing.
ABC News reports that Patrick is a first-year medical resident at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, and was last seen in the parking lot area of the center on the evening of Dec. 5. She did not report for work the following morning.
“[Missing work] is out of character where she is concerned,” her father, Matthias Patrick, told Nancy Grace on Wednesday. “She is always deliberate about what she's doing.”
Patrick’s family and friends are desperate to find her, and have created a Facebook page dedicated to furthering the investigation. Further, there is a $10,000 reward for information leading to her whereabouts. Anyone with information is urged to call the Indiana State Police at 219-696-6242 or the Kalamazoo County Sheriff's Department at 269-383-8748.