From The Ohio News Network, new evidence has been found in the case of a missing model near Hoover Reservoir.
New evidence has been found in the case of a missing model that disappeared near the Ohio State University campus, and the evidence may have police on a new search near Hoover Reservoir.
An identification card was discovered near the Hoover Reservoir and could reveal new information about Julie Popovich’s disappearance.
Because of this new piece of evidence, police have a new direction in the case.
In addition, the Popovich family has hired a private investigator. Kelly’s Professional Investigations is working with police in the search for Julie.
According to OHIO-TV 7:
Popvich’s friend, Tiffany Maynard said, “Anyone who knows Julie, knows she is extremely responsible. She wouldn’t even miss a day of work.”
Police believe foul play was involved in her disappearance. They are looking for a person of interest.
UPDATE: NBC4, Friends, Family, Boyfriend Interviewed
Popovich’s friends told police they saw her get into a car with someone they thought she knew, but details are still unclear, NBC 4′s Teresa Garcia reported.
Garcia: “Is it a sure thing that she got into a car with someone?”
Estep: “No, that’s being looked at. We’re getting a little bit of conflicting statements there.”
Estep is now working with homicide detectives, branching out the investigation.
Police have interviewed her friends, family and her live-in boyfriend, who first reported her missing. Investigators are receiving tips and may be getting close to an answer.
Detectives may know someone who knows her whereabouts.
“We have a person of interest that we’re looking at,” Estep said.
Until there is an answer, the mission is on to find Popovich safe.