Saturday, April 23, 2011

Missing 16-Year-Old Body Finally Found... Now Work Begins

"Now that the body of a North Carolina teenager has been found after she went missing almost four months ago, her father said Friday that the process of learning what happened to her can really begin.
"This is the beginning. This is where it really starts," Russell Barnes said. "We're going to find out what happened. We're going to stick with it, stay focused."

Phylicia Barnes, 16, of Monroe, N.C., disappeared Dec. 28 while visiting her older half-siblings in Baltimore. Her body was one of two found Wednesday near the Conowingo Dam on the Susquehanna River in northeast Maryland.

The news was devastating to everyone, Barnes said. "There's no way to describe the way I feel right now," he said.

Authorities used dental records to identify Barnes' body Thursday and they are trying to identify the body of a man found a few miles away. Investigators have not matched the man to any missing people reports or fingerprint records, but the search is continuing, police spokesman Greg Shipley said Friday.
Barnes said he does not have any idea who the man could be." Continue full Article - via AP

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