Iowa Mom Believes that Missing Elizabeth Collins & Lyric Cook-Morrissey May have been ‘Taken’ … Resident Says He Saw the Girls Ride by his House
It is as though the disappeared into mid air in broad day light …
Iowa cousins, Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook-Morrissey have been missing since Friday, July 13 when they were last seen riding their bicycles in the town of Evansdale, Iowa. Their bikes, a bag and cell phone were found near Meyers Lake; however, there has been no sign of the two girls. Thousands of volunteers have searched for the two missing cousins and search dogs have hit on a scent at the waters edge that is currently being drained. However, the mother of one of the missing girls thinks that Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook were abducted.
The mother of a missing Iowa girl says she thinks there is a chance she and her cousin were snatched and are not at the bottom of a lake.
“Because we haven’t found them anywhere in the surrounding area, I feel like maybe they were taken,” Misty Cook-Morrissey, mother of 10-year-old Lyric Cook, told CNN on Wednesday.
Lyric and 8-year-old Elizabeth Collins were last seen by their grandmother on Friday when they left to go on a bike ride.
Scent dogs used by searchers looking for signs of the girls ran around Meyers Lake and stopped at the water’s edge, Cook-Morrissey said.
Its is being reported that family members are doing polygraph tests and are cooperating with authorities.
Missing Iowa girls: Timeline in Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook-Morrissey case.
An Evansdale resident told The Des Moines Register this morning that he saw Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook-Morrissey ride their bikes past his house Friday afternoon.
Resident Robert Carpenter said he didn’t think anything about seeing the girls because it’s such a common occurrence.
Authorities have been looking for the two cousins since they were reported missing Friday afternoon by family members when they didn’t return from their bike ride.
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