Stays of lacking lady, 17, are discovered on a personal property greater than seven years after she disappeared from a Virginia fuel station in 2013
- Stays of Alexis Murphy, 17, have been positioned December 3 in Lovingston, Virginia
- Nelson County Sheriff’s Workplace obtained optimistic identification of stays as these of Murphy, who was final seen at a fuel station in Lovingston, on February 5
- Murphy was reported lacking on August 3, 2013, based on authorities
- Randy Allen Taylor, 55, was convicted in 2014 of first-degree homicide in fee of an abduction in Murphy’s disappearance and sentenced to life
- Police haven’t but mentioned what led them to the teenager’s stays and a DailyMail.com request for remark Thursday afternoon was not instantly returned
The stays of lacking teenager, Alexis Murphy (pictured), have been discovered greater than seven years after her disappearance in 2013 when she was final seen in Virginia
The stays of a lacking teenager have been discovered greater than seven years after her disappearance in 2013 when she was final seen at a fuel station in Virginia.
The Nelson County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned on social media that the stays of Alexis Murphy have been positioned on December 3 on non-public property alongside US 29 in Lovingston close to Stagebridge Highway.
In response to the sheriff’s workplace, they obtained optimistic identification of the stays as these of Murphy on February 5.
Police haven’t but mentioned what led them to the teenager’s stays and a DailyMail.com request for remark Thursday afternoon was not instantly returned.
Authorities mentioned they delayed the discharge of knowledge to the general public out of respect for Murphy’s household.
‘With cautious consideration for Alexis’ household being paramount, notification to the group was delayed to permit them time to grieve and make correct preparations,’ the sheriff’s workplace mentioned in a press launch.
The household has requested for privateness right now, however they did launch an announcement to the sheriff’s workplace.
‘Our household is so grateful for the persevering with love, assist and prayers for Alexis and our household over the previous 7 years. Whereas now we have been grieving the lack of Alexis since 2013, we remained hopeful that she could be discovered alive and effectively,’ the assertion reads.
‘Alexis was the fashionista, athlete and joker of our household; we have been blessed to have liked her for 17 years and her reminiscence will proceed to dwell on via us all.
‘Our household wish to prolong a heartfelt thanks and honest gratitude to the residents of Nelson County, the FBI, the Virginia State Police, the Nelson County Sheriff’s Workplace and the entire search and rescue groups to your dedication and unwavering assist to seek out Alexis. You all stored the promise made in 2013, to deliver Alexis dwelling!’
Randy Allen Taylor (proper), 55, was convicted in 2014 of first-degree homicide in fee of an abduction and abduction with intent to defile in Murphy’s (left) abduction and sentenced to 2 life phrases
‘Throughout this time, we ask that you just proceed to raise our household up in prayer and within the phrases of Alexis, “Preserve Hope Alive”,’ the household wrote.
Murphy, who was 17 on the time of her disappearance, was final seen on the Liberty fuel station in Lovingston and reported lacking on August 3, 2013. The fuel station is sort of 6 miles from the place her stays have been discovered.
She was on her option to get her hair carried out for a faculty image when she was kidnapped.
Native, state and federal legislation enforcement pursued a number of leads and carried out quite a few searches, on the time, in an effort to find Murphy.
The searches continued periodically since her disappearance in 2013, with legislation enforcement increasing the search space every time.
Randy Allen Taylor, 55, was convicted in 2014 of first-degree homicide in fee of an abduction and abduction with intent to defile in Murphy’s abduction and sentenced to 2 life phrases.
Surveillance video from the fuel station confirmed Murphy’s car following Taylor’s truck.
Investigators later discovered strands of Murphy’s hair, her cell phone, an earring and a human fingernail in his cell dwelling.
Murphy’s automotive was discovered a number of days after her disappearance in a parking zone of a movie show in Albemarle County.
Taylor maintained his innocence however didn’t testify at trial.