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Showing posts from July, 2012

Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook-Morrissey

Cousins Elizabeth and Lyric Vanished riding their bikes near their grandmother's house on Fri. July 13,2012.  "Their bicycles and Elizabeth's purse were found later that day near a bike trail at the edge of Meyers Lake in the northeast Iowa city of Evansdale. Black Hawk County Chief Deputy Rick Abben said the draining of the nearly 5-acre lake began Monday and could take up to three days. Officials believe it will go faster due to the low level of the lake and the Cedar River into which it drains. Authorities previously dredged the lake and have been interviewing family, friends and registered sex offenders who live in the area. Abben said local, state and federal officials have been "grasping for straws" in the frantic search. A tip line turned up numerous reports of articles of clothing that had been found, but none belonged to the girls. He said it was as if they had just disappeared. "It wouldn't be proper for me to stand here and tell you we have …

Jenna Marie Hord

An Amber Alert was issued Thursday for a 16-year-old Leavenworth girl last seen Wednesday. Authorities identified the girl as Jenna Marie Hord, who is 4-foot-11, 135 pounds with blond hair and brown eyes. Hord has a tattoo on her right upper chest and was last seen wearing a blue or black tank top, denim shorts and tennis shoes. She was last seen Wednesday at 2004 Spruce in Leavenworth. Authorities have identified the suspect in the case as 17-year-old Logan Burris. Burris is 5-8, 130 pounds and has hazel or brown eyes and brown hair. Both teens are white, according to a news release. Authorities are also looking a white, two-door 1996 Toyota Camry with Kansas license plate number 168 DHH in connection with the case.
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