Two in Custody in Connection with Disappearance of Missing South Carolina Woman Heather Elvis … Missing in Myrtle Beach, SC Since 12/18/13 (Update: Sidney St. Clair Moorer & Tammy Lorinda Moorer Arrested)(Update: Couple Charged with Murder)
Could there be a break in the case of missing 20 year old Heather Elvis.
Horry County, South Carolina Police officials have confirmed that two people are in custody in connection with the disappearance of missing Heather Elvis. A search warrant was served on a Myrtle Beach residence, 8786 Highway 814. The names of the two individuals taken into custody were not released. However, records show that 37 year old Sidney Moorer lives at the residence that was searched. Cell phone records show Heather Elvis communicated with Moorer as late as 6 a.m. on Dec. 18, 2013. Police records state that Elvis had a relationship history with Moorer. Heather Elvis has been missing since the early morning of December 18, 2013.
Missing: Heather Elvis
Two people are in custody in connection with the disappearance of 20-year-old South Carolina woman Heather Elvis, Horry County Police officials confirmed to FoxNews.com.
Several law enforcement agencies, including the U.S. Marshal’s Office, descended early Friday on a Myrtle Beach residence, where a search warrant was served.
“The search warrant was executed in an attempt to identify potential evidence based on new information obtained through expert analysis of previously seized surveillance tapes in the area along with financial discrepancies filed with the State of South Carolina on behalf of the occupants of the residence,” the Horry County Police Department said in a statement.
The names of the two individuals taken into custody were not released.
Address records show that 37-year-old Sidney Moorer lives at the residence being searched, though it is not known whether he was taken into custody. Cell phone records show Elvis communicated with Moorer as late as 6 a.m. on Dec. 18. Police records also state that Elvis had a relationship history with Moorer.
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38 year old Sidney St. Clair Moorer and 41 year old Tammy Lorinda Moorer are each charged with two counts of indecent exposure and one count of obstruction of justice. Additional charges are pending.
Sidney St. Clair Moorer - Horry County Sheriff’s Office
Tammy Lorinda Moorer Horry County Sheriff’s Office
On Saturday, officials told WPDE 38-year-old Sidney St. Clair Moorer and 41-year-old Tammy Lorinda Moorer are each charged with two counts of indecent exposure and one count of obstruction of justice.
WPDE said Lt. Robert Kegler with the Horry County Police Department confirmed the connection to the missing girl’s case and that Horry County police, the State Law Enforcement Division, the 15th Circuit Solicitors Office, Highway Patrol, and the US Marshals Office were on the scene.
According to the article, investigators got new information on the case after experts looked at surveillance videos and found “financial discrepancies” involving the people who live in the home.
Heather Elvis was last heard from on Dec. 18 at about 3 a.m. after she went on a date, according to her family.
UPDATE II: Tammy Moorer, 41, and her 38-year-old husband Sidney charged with murder in the death of missing Heather Elvis.
A Myrtle Beach couple has been charged with murder and kidnapping in the case of a missing 20-year-old woman whose body has not been found, authorities said Monday.
During a news conference, Horry County Police Chief Saundra Rhodes said Tammy Moorer, 41, and her 38-year-old husband Sidney face those charges in the death of Heather Elvis.
Two other men have been charged with obstructing justice in the case by posting misleading information about it on Facebook. Deputies said in January that those posts created a community reaction that diverted officers investigating Elvis’ disappearance.
Anyone with information on the case is urged to call the Horry County Police Department at 843-915-5350.
20 Year Old Heather Elvis Missing Since 12/17/13 in Myrtle Beach, SC … Car Found Abandoned Near Peachtree Landing Along Waccamaw River
20 year old Heather Elvis was reported missing Thursday night by her father; however, Heather Elvis was last seen at her parents house on Tuesday night, December 17, and the last time her cell phone pinged was Wednesday morning, December 18 at 3 a.m. Heather stopped by her parents’ house Tuesday to pick up mail; however, did not show up or call in for her scheduled shift Friday afternoon at the Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery. Her last known location was was at 2 a.m. near Whiteriver Drive just off of River Oaks Drive in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Heather Elvis’s car was found abandoned in a parking area in Socastee on Thursday.
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.
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If anyone as any information on her location or disappearance is asked to call the Horry County Police Department: (843) 915-5350.