Posts Tagged ‘Megan Maxwell’

06 06 09 The search for Megan Maxwell- Crews, family press on in search for missing teen

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Crews, family press on in search for missing teen 06 06 09 The search for missing 19-year-old Megan Maxwell brought crews to Douglas Lake again Saturday, this time with recovery dogs. Maxwell was last heard from early the morning of April 26th. Investigators found her car burning just hours later. Even though Sunday marks six weeks since Megan went missing, family members say every day the search continues is like re-living the first day they knew she was gone. Riverbeds and forests have become the daily scenery for Megan’s mother, Lisa, who says hope runs dry by the day. “You get very impatient, aggravated. When I get up, if I’ve gotten sleep at all, I just think, ‘Today might be the day that we find her’,” she said. 400 acres of land and water in and around Douglas Lake are the latest scene crews hope may hold the answer to the question of what happened to Megan. “The dogs are looking to see if maybe Megan was put into the French Broad or the Pigeon River and could’ve possibly gotten down into Douglas Lake,” said Lori Roberts with the CUE Center for Missing Persons. The Newport Police Department had scheduled to search a nearby landfill Saturday, but cancelled it for logistical reasons. Forty-two days of searching and waiting have passed with no news, and Lisa Maxwell says it still feels like day one. “Since that day, my life has done a complete turn-around and I don’t think it will ever be the same. I feel like there’s just a great big part of me that’s gone,” Maxwell