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#1 Lori Davis

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 05:45 AM

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Myrtle Beach woman missing; police search along Waccamaw River
Posted: Dec 20, 2013 1:34 PM EST
Updated: Dec 20, 2013 4:42 PM EST
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Horry County Major Crimes Detectives searched the area of Peachtree Landing in Socastee after a 20-year old woman went missing this week.

A helicopter and boat were brought in for the search along with four wheelers. An Horry County Fire Rescue crew as well as DNR officials helped Horry County Police with the search.

Horry County Police Lt. Robert Kegler tells News13 Heather Elvis was reported missing after her car was found abandoned near Peachtree Landing along the Waccamaw River on Thursday night.

"Law Enforcement utilized the Horry County Police boat, the Myrtle Beach Police boat, the DNR boat and the HCFR boat, along with a SLED helicopter to search the area of the Intracoastal Waterway where her vehicle was located," police said in a statement Friday afternoon.

"There is no sign that she is in or near the water at this time." 

Elvis is from Myrtle Beach and works at the Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery, according to her Facebook page. No word if anything was found inside her car that would offer clues to the case.

Major Crimes Detectives are continuing the investigation.

If you have any information about her whereabouts you are asked to call the Horry County Police Department: (843) 915-5350.


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#2 Lori Davis

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Posted 21 December 2013 - 05:47 AM

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Horry County Police investigating missing woman
Posted: Dec 20, 2013 12:41 PM EST
Updated: Dec 20, 2013 9:48 PM EST
By WMBF News Staff

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County Police and the Department of Natural Resources are searching the area around Peachtree Landing in Socastee for a missing 20-year-old woman, officials confirmed.

Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the disappearance of Heather Elvis, Horry County Police spokesman Robert Kegler said.

Heather Elvis's car was found abandoned in a parking area in Socastee on Thursday. Terry Elvis identified the car, and said that it did not appear to have any damage.

One boat from the Department of National Resources was out on patrol on the Intracoastal Waterway searching for the missing person, said Sergeant Nate Hutson with DNR. Lt. Kegler confirmed that DNR was assisting them in their search.

According to Terry Elvis, Heather's latest phone call was made at about 3 a.m. Wednesday morning. She stopped by her parents' house Tuesday to pick up mail. She works at a restaurant, but did not show up or call in for her scheduled shift Friday afternoon, her father said.

Long time friend of the Elvis family Matt Stoddard said he could not believe Heather has gone this long without being seen or heard from.

"Just scared really worried," added Stoddard.  "Everyone starts dreading the worst but all you can do is pray and hope that you find her and get the word out as quickly as you can."

Stoddard had a message for anyone who might know where Heather is.

"If they've seen her since Tuesday then definitely get in touch with the family and call Horry County Police with any information that might be helpful because at this point anything we can get will help try to find her," said Stoddard.

Anyone with information on her location or disappearance is asked to call the Horry County Police Department: (843) 915-5350 on Facebook here: http://on.fb.me/1hrsLNY, on Twitter:https://twitter.com/horrycountypd, or online: http://police.horrycounty.org/


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Posted 22 December 2013 - 08:34 AM

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Family offering $1,000 reward for information on missing woman
Posted: Dec 20, 2013 12:41 PM EST
Updated: Dec 21, 2013 1:15 PM EST
By WMBF News Staff

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – Horry County Police and the Department of Natural Resources are searching the area around Peachtree Landing in Socastee for a missing 20-year-old woman, officials confirmed.

Major Crimes Detectives are investigating the disappearance of Heather Elvis, Horry County Police spokesman Robert Kegler said.

On Saturday, Heather Elvis's family set up a Facebook page, and put out a poster offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the closure of the case and her location.

Download a full-size version of the poster here: http://on.fb.me/1fv0ioV

Heather Elvis's car was found abandoned in a parking area in Socastee on Thursday. Terry Elvis identified the car, and said that it did not appear to have any damage.

One boat from the Department of National Resources was out on patrol on the Intracoastal Waterway searching for the missing person, said Sergeant Nate Hutson with DNR. Lt. Kegler confirmed that DNR was assisting them in their search.

According to Terry Elvis, Heather's latest phone call was made at about 3 a.m. Wednesday morning. She stopped by her parents' house Tuesday to pick up mail. She works at a restaurant, but did not show up or call in for her scheduled shift Friday afternoon, her father said.

Long time friend of the Elvis family Matt Stoddard said he could not believe Heather has gone this long without being seen or heard from.

"Just scared really worried," added Stoddard.  "Everyone starts dreading the worst but all you can do is pray and hope that you find her and get the word out as quickly as you can."

Stoddard had a message for anyone who might know where Heather is.

"If they've seen her since Tuesday then definitely get in touch with the family and call Horry County Police with any information that might be helpful because at this point anything we can get will help try to find her," said Stoddard.

Anyone with information on her location or disappearance is asked to call the Horry County Police Department: (843) 915-5350 on Facebook here: http://on.fb.me/1hrsLNY, on Twitter:https://twitter.com/horrycountypd, or online: http://police.horrycounty.org/


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Posted 27 December 2013 - 10:35 AM

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Reward increased to $11,000 as search continues for Myrtle Beach woman

Posted: Dec 23, 2013 6:00 PM EST

Updated: Dec 24, 2013 7:02 PM EST

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. - The reward for a missing 20-year-old Myrtle Beach woman has been increased from $1000 to $10,000.

 

Over the weekend, the reward for Heather Elvis, who was last heard from last Tuesday, was put at $1,000.

 

Now, a person has stepped forward and added another $10,000 to the reward.

 

The reward increase comes nearly a week after Elvis, whose car was found at Peachtree Landing along the Waccamaw River on Thursday night, was last heard from.

 

Authorities and the CUE Center for Missing Persons are still searching the area, but have scaled back the search.

 

According to family members, Heather's phone has been turned off and the last time it was active was around 3 am Wednesday.

 

One of Heather's co-workers, Megan Bonfert, says her disappearance came as a shock.

 

"Thursday she was supposed to work, and I sat for two hours after my shift to see if she would walk through the doors after we heard that she was missing, and when she didn't show up for work, that's not like her,"  Bonfert said.

 

She and several other co-workers have done everything they can to assist search crews – including passing out flyers and digging through mud at the search site.

 

"Not knowing anything has pretty much been playing over in my head on what could have happened to her, what might have happened to her, if I missed something during a conversation that we've had."

 

So far, search crews haven't had much luck.  They plan to continue to search through the Christmas holiday, to help bring closure to family and friends during a time that should be happy.

 

"It gives me a heavy heart knowing that she's not going to be there with her family, and that there's no justice for her family, or no answers for her family," Bonfert said.

 

A vigil was held for Elvis on Sunday night at First Baptist Church of Myrtle Beach.

 

Also over the weekend, the parents of Heather Elvis started a Facebook page to help spread awareness about the missing young woman.

 

"We are asking for our help in finding our daughter, Heather is a beautiful young woman with a heart of gold, she is so full of love and kindness, will you help us to find her and get her back home?" the page says.

 

The FindHeatherElvis Facebook page has nearly 9,000 members in just 2 full days. The page includes where to get a flyer for Elvis and some photos.

 

Anyone with information that could lead to Heather Elvis is asked to call Horry County Police at (843)915-5350.


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Posted 28 December 2013 - 07:31 AM

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High-profile missing person cases in Horry County

by Kaila DeRienzo

Posted: 12.27.2013 at 9:35 PM

 

Several people have gone missing from our area since 2007. The searches for all of them continue today.

 

Kareem Ward, 22, was last seen in Aynor on June 16, 2007. Ward's car was pulled from a boat landing on the Pee Dee River three days later, but he was nowhere to be found.

 

Brittanee Drexel, a 17-year-old from Rochester, New York, disappeared while on a spring break trip to Myrtle Beach in 2009. Her case was featured on many national media outlets.

 

A former trainer for the Coastal Carolina University football team, Brandon "Peanut" Graves, was last seen at a Sumter nightclub on January 30th, 2010.

 

In August, 19-year-old Zachary Malinowski went missing in Aynor. His burned out car was found not far from his Horry County home, but Malinowski is still missing.

 

Most recently, there is the case of Heather Elvis, a 20-year-old Socastee woman who was reported missing by her father, Terry Elvis, on December 19. Her car was found at Peachtree Landing in Socastee, and the search for her has been going on ever since.

 

"I know that I'm trying to keep busy with it. I know that I'm doing everything that I can think of. But no matter how much it is, I feel like it's not enough that I'm doing because she's not home," Terry Elvis said.

 

Monica Caison and volunteers from the CUE Center for Missing Persons are helping Elvis search for his daughter, but they're also still looking for Kareem, Brittanee, Brandon and Zachary.

 

"You have to just continue to look, and as information comes up, whether through law enforcement or other things in the case come up, there's always another place to look. And as long as we do that, we'll have a search."

 

Caison said the group does have success stories, and never gives up on any of the cases they receive.


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Posted 29 December 2013 - 08:14 AM

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Second missing woman reported in Horry County in December

BY JASON M. RODRIGUEZ

December 28, 2013

 

Horry County Police are now looking for a 24-year-old woman who went missing shortly before Christmas.

 

Police said Saturday that Jamie Lynn Cross has been missing since Dec. 23.

 

“There is an active investigation in determining her whereabouts,” Lt. Robert Kegler said.

 

Cross stands about 5-foot 11-inches tall, weighs more than 200 pounds and was last seen driving a green Volkswagon.

 

This is the second missing woman from the area in December. Earlier this month, 20-year-old Heather Elvis of Socastee was reported missing by her family. Elvis’ car was found Dec. 19 at Peachtree Landing. Family and friends have been searching that area for days since her disappearance.

 

“There does not appear to be anything at this time connecting the two girls,” Kegler said.

 

Anyone with information about either Cross or Elvis should call 915-8477.


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Posted 31 December 2013 - 07:50 PM

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Horry Coroner says bones belong to male in his 20s

Posted: Dec 30, 2013 10:57 AM EST

Updated: Dec 31, 2013 3:23 PM EST

By Haley Hernandez

By Cuthbert Langley

 

The eyes of the state are focusing on Horry County after the number of missing people in that area continues to grow and now remains have been found.

 

Tuesday the Horry County Coroner said the bones appear to belong to a male in his 20s, confirming his belief that the bones are human.

 

The remains were found Sunday off Tidewater Drive near Waccamaw Boulevard in Horry County.

 

Officials have sent the remains to Texas instead of having them analyzed with the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, as they told WBTW News it's believed experts in Texas can expedite the process.

 

The most recent report of a missing person came last week when 24-year-old Jamie Lynn Cross of Murrells Inlet was last seen December 23rd. She is described as having blue eyes and neon pink hair and a tattoo on her forearm with the name of her son. Cross was last seen leaving her Myrtle Beach home in her green Volkswagen.

 

Cross's disappearance comes less than a week after 20-year-old Heather Elvis was reported missing. Officials say there is no reason to believe the two are related.

 

Elvis was reported missing on December 19th after her car was discovered abandoned.

 

The Cue Center for Missing Persons intensified the search over the weekend, asking dozens of boaters to help search the Waccamaw River and "Intracoastal Waterway."

 

The founder of the Center said it is important to always keep searching, so the case can continue.

 

"It's vital in any missing person case to continue that journey as long as that person is missing, so they'll always be what we call, 'the next search,'" Monica Caison said.

 

Horry County Police Department says it looks like the remains found Sunday have been there between 4 and 5 years.

 

It was six years ago that 22-year-old Kareem Ward disappeared, last seen in Aynor on June 16, 2007. Ward's car was pulled from a boat landing on the Pee Dee River but he's been missing ever since.

 

It was four and a half years ago that New York teenager, Brittanee Drexel, disappeared during a trip to Myrtle Beach.

 

Zachary Malinowski of Conway also disappeared in August of this year after a basketball game. The 19-year-old's car was found burned in the woods near Aynor.

 

There are a total of 21 people who have reported missing in the state. Many of those are from the Charleston and Myrtle Beach areas, including Gayle McCaffery. As the years pass since someone disappeared, Caison said the search become more difficult.

 

"It just takes a lot more detail," she said. "A good, keen eye. Good dogs that you're working with, and people that are trained in responsible in the field to know that everything can matter."

 

Caison tells News 2 that many of the families of those missing have been at the location of the recent discovery. She also said they are waiting for the DNA test results from those discovered remains but are confident it will bring one of their families closure.

 

One of those families is that of Brittanee Drexel. Her mother, Dawn, released this statement Monday afternoon:

 

I would like to thank everyone for their concern and support for my daughter, Brittanee, in the recent discovery made in Horry County. There are many missing children and adults in the region who have families suffering in anticipation after this latest news and who, alongside our family, await for a resolution as well. I ask at this time to please wait for investigators to make a positive identification and be allowed to do their job.


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One area woman located, one still missing

 

BY TONYA ROOT, KENNETH A. GAILLIARD

January 2, 2014

 

A Myrtle Beach woman who was reported missing on Christmas Day called police Thursday to say she is safe.

The call from Jamie Lynn Cross’ came around 6 p.m., about a week after she was reported missing to Horry County Police, and a day before the launch of a weekend-long search for another Myrtle Beach-area woman Heather Elvis – missing since Dec. 17.

 

The two disappearances are separate incidents, according to Sgt. Robert Kegler of Horry County police, and major crimes investigators are continuing their investigation concerning Elvis.

 

Kegler said after police got a call from Cross stating that she was safe, a face-to-face meeting was arranged for officers to get confirmation. He would not say where she was or where the meeting took place.

 

Cross did not explain why she left, according to police and her sister, who also was contacted directly.

 

Cross, 24, was reported missing after she was last seen two days earlier getting into a car with a man, according to a police report. The incident report included information that Cross "had done this before, but usually contacts someone within 24 hours,’’ after leaving.

 

James Francis, who said he is her boyfriend and the father of one of her children, said he learned from police that she was safe. He called the news "bitter sweet,’’ and said "I wish she had told someone she was going. She just left.’’

 

He said she asked police not to give him her location and he did not hear from her directly.

 

"She was embarrassed,’’ according to Sarah Langlais, who said she is Cross’ half-sister. Langlais said she posted information about her sister on Facebook a day after the missing-person report. She described the days since as exhausting and overwhelming.

 

Langlais said Cross called her Thursday after contacting police.

 

"She was like I’m OK, I’m OK, I’m OK,’’ Langlais said. "She was more worried about me at that point.’’

 

She said Cross was concerned because the news of her being located led to hostile comments on Facebook, "a stampede of nastiness.’’

 

Langlais said she has no regrets about setting up the page for her sister.

 

She also said she now is hopeful that her efforts to help her sister also helped draw attention to the search efforts for 

Elvis, who she said she also mentioned on Facebook.

 

Elvis will be the focus of a three-day search where residents interested in volunteering to help will have an opportunity to do so Friday, Saturday and Sunday, according her family.

 

Members of Heather Elvis’ family posted Thursday on Facebook that they will be actively searching starting at 9 a.m. each day and welcome volunteers to help. Volunteers must register with members of the Community United Effort Center for Missing Person or CUE Center by using an online application at www.ncmissingperson.org/volunteer-online-2/.

 

Searchers, who must have photo identification, will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Tidewater Road, which is located off Waccamaw Boulevard near U.S. 501 in Myrtle Beach.

 

Elvis was last seen about 2:30 a.m. Dec. 17, according to police. In a report filed late Dec. 19, a police officer on patrol saw the 20-year-old’s vehicle parked at Peachtree boat landing and called her father, who is the owner, to inquire why it was parked there.

 

Her father said he last heard from Elvis about 10:43 p.m. Dec. 17 when she sent him a text message. There is a $20,000 reward for information about her whereabouts.

 

In the posting on the Facebook page “Find Heather Elvis,” those wanting to search are asked not to do so independently, but instead register with CUE Center organizers and check-in with them when you arrive at the site. 

 

Searchers also should dress appropriately in boots for hiking, long pants and bring rain gear.

 

Volunteers will receive instructions regarding safety, evidence and possible crime scenes, according to the post. 

 

Those who want to donate food or water should bring it to the staging location along Tidewater Road.

 

During previous searches, volunteers have twice found human remains that are being examined, according to authorities. The bones were identified as being from a male at least 20 years old, Horry County Coroner Robert Edge previously said.

 

The bones are believed to belong to the same person and Edge said they may have been scattered around the area by an animal because none of the remains were together in skeleton form.

 

Pieces of a hip, the skull, and a couple longer bones were found strewn about the area, according to a police report. 

No clothing was found in the area and officials said in the report the bones appeared to have been in that area for a while.

 

Edge expects a report of the anthropologist’s findings in a week to 10 days. The bones will be sent to the University of Texas for DNA testing, which could take several weeks.

 

Elvis is 5 feet 1 inch tall, weighs about 118 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.

 

Anyone with information about Elvis should call Horry County police at 915-TIPS.


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Posted 12 January 2014 - 02:29 PM

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Elvis family church hosts fundraiser for their daughter

 

Posted: Jan 11, 2014 6:52 PM EST

Updated: Jan 11, 2014 7:04 PM EST

By Leah Mishkin

 

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (WBTW) - A pasta fundraiser was held Saturday at the First Baptist Church in Myrtle Beach.

 

The Olive Garden provided food, which was $10 dollars a plate, for the event.

 

The money raised will go to the "find Heather Elvis fund." That money will help with search costs of the missing woman.

 

The pastor said there were church members and community members at the fundraiser.

 

"The Elvis family are members of our church. And so they're family and what's happened to them is happening to us. I was just telling someone else that I've been a pastor for 31 years and this is the first time that something like this has happened in a church family that I've pastored. And so it really hits us hard. I can't imagine what it's like for the Elvis family to go through this, our hearts break for them," said Pastor Bruce Crawford.

 

Crawford said the Elvis family is very grateful for the support of the community.

 

"He's a good friend of mine and I know he appreciates what the church has done and what the community is doing," said Crawford.

 

There's a $25,000 reward offered for information that leads to Elvis' location.

 

You can donate to the find Heather Elvis fund at South Carolina First Citizens Bank.

 

If you have any information on this case, you are asked to call the Horry County Police Department at (843)915-5350.


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Posted 18 January 2014 - 07:42 PM

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Friday marks one month since Heather Elvis went missing

Posted: Jan 17, 2014 4:56 AM EST

Updated: Jan 17, 2014 10:27 PM EST

By WMBF News Staff

 

CAROLINA FOREST, SC (WMBF) - There have been several searches, temporary tip centers have been set up, and signs have been posted all over the area for the past few weeks. Now that Friday marks one month since 20-year-old Heather Elvis was last seen, WMBF News is looking for answers from a law enforcement expert on where her missing person case could stand now.

 

"I beg you. If you know anything, help us put our family back together," Terry Elvis, Heather's father cried out a search effort earlier this month. "Help us end the worrying, the not knowing."

 

As the days pass, it's a sentiment shared around the community.

 

"It's just heart-breaking," said Toni Berchler, who volunteered at one of the tip centers on January 10. "And I want to do whatever I can to help the family."

 

Since local authorities aren't releasing too many details, WMBF News reached out to John Comparetto, a former detective who has been dealing with missing person cases for more than two decades. Comparetto has been following Heather Elvis' disappearance, and he says the community's focus is helping.

 

"The more media, the more attention, the longer we keep this going, the better chance of finding her," explained Comparetto.

 

It also increases the chance that someone might know what happened. Police say there has been a steady stream of tips coming in for the past 30 days, and it's a big part of the investigation.

 

"Your police departments down here are getting a lot more phone calls," said Comparetto. "And it means they have to look into every one of those phone calls and every one of those tips. But it's a good thing."

 

Although volunteers have been filing in to help the search efforts, many have been wondering why there just aren't many public details to go off of. Comparetto says it's all for a good reason.

 

"There could be some other items that really aren't for public knowledge right now that would hurt the case and slow down the investigation."

Now that one month has passed since Elvis was last seen, he says everyone knows what's at stake.

 

"It does get a little more difficult. But I can tell you, there isn't a police officer in South Carolina or anywhere in the country that would not give anything to give that phone call that we found Heather," said Comparetto.

 

At this point, he recommends the best thing to do is to keep flyers posted and to share Elvis' information online. All tips and information should be called in to 843-915-TIPS.

 

Followers on the Facebook page signed petitions and sent emails to Governor Haley. While on the Grand Strand Friday, Haley says she plans meet with the Elvis family. "This family raised some concern and needed extra attention, so we did finally get to talk to them and put their concerns to rest."

SLED keeps her updated on the investigation she says, and will step in when they ask her to. "We rely on the police departments. If they tell us they need something, we do it," Haley added.


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Posted 22 March 2014 - 08:36 PM

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Horry County police tell Florida authorities about Heather Elvis after skeletal remains found

BY AMANDA KELLEY

March 21, 2014

 

Horry County police, investigating the disappearance of 20-year-old Heather Elvis, contacted authorities in Florida after human remains were found in Volusia County, Horry County police Lt. Robert Kegler said.

 

“We contacted them and made them aware of our missing person case based on the fact that they have found human remains,” Kegler said. “There is no speculation that it is Heather Elvis and no indication that it is Heather Elvis.

 

Gary Davidson, a public information office for the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, said in a release that skeletal remains were found Thursday near the DeLand city limits where Oak Street intersects with International Speedway Boulevard. A resident walking in the area reported the remains to police about noon that day, according to Davidson. DeLand is about an hour north of Orlando.

 

Prosecutors on Monday detailed the travel history of area residents Tammy and Sidney Moorer, husband and wife, who are charged with murder and kidnapping in connection with Elvis, and said the couple’s travels included trips to Florida around the time she disappeared.

 

Elvis was reported missing Dec. 19 after her car was found parked at the Peachtree Boat Landing in Socastee. Her body has not been recovered.

 

Brandon Haught, assistant public information officer for the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office, said Friday it’s very early in the investigation and authorities have not determined whether the body belongs to a man or woman or how long it had been there.

 

According to an incident report from Volusia County, a man was cleaning the side of the road on Oak Street for a friend when he found a garbage bag on the side of the street. When he moved the bag, he said he discovered the human remains.

 

Kegler said the remains may not be Elvis and could be a missing person from Florida.

 

“We are making [Volusia County] aware because we do have an open missing person case.”

 

Horry County Coroner Robert Edge said a body left on the side of the road in a garbage bag in Florida could decay rapidly depending on weather and may take time to identify. He said body tissue in an uncontrolled environment can decompose in a week to 10 days. Additionally, he said a garbage bag likely wouldn’t protect a body from wildlife.


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Posted 24 March 2014 - 02:01 PM

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Father of woman accused of murdering Heather Elvis dies

Posted: Mar 24, 2014 3:50 PM EDT

Updated: Mar 24, 2014 2:50 PM EDT

By WMBF News Staff

 

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – William Caison, the father of the woman accused of kidnapping and murdering Heather Elvis, has died, confirmed Robert Edge with the Horry County Coroner's Office.

 

Coroner Edge would not provide any further information on the circumstances, cause, time, location, or other details of Caison's death.

 

Caison's home is located adjacent to the home of Tammy and Sidney Moorer, both charged with kidnapping and murder in connection with the case of 20-year-old Heather Elvis, missing since mid-December.

 

Caison recently accused WMBF News anchor Michael Maely of trespassing on his property after Maely reached out to the Caison family for comment on the charges against Tammy Moorer and her husband. Maely is scheduled to appear in court in early April regarding this trespassing charge.


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