The Columbus Police Special Victims Bureau stated it is doing every little thing in its power to seek out out what occurred to twenty-eight-yr-previous group activist Amber Evans.
Evans disappeared the evening of Monday, Jan. 28 after police stated she obtained into an argument together with her boyfriend. Evans’ mom, Tonya Fischer, informed 10TV she acquired a text message from her daughter that night that learn, “I really like you. I’m sorry.” Fischer stated she her daughter was on no account suicidal, however police have discovered no hint of the missing lady.
Fischer stated it was Evans’ boyfriend who recommended she search for her daughter close to Scioto Downtown. Fischer found Evans’ automotive and her purse which was locked within the trunk, but no sign of Evans.
A police missing persons flier indicated Evans was “distraught” and police stated they launched a direct search.
“Looking with K9 unit, our dive staff has carried out limited looking within the river. Unfortunately, the water is fast. It’s shifting shortly. There’s heavy particles,” stated Commander Alex Behnen. “Our helicopter is flying over the world routinely in search of things we might have missed.”
Investigators stated they have interviewed at the very least 10 individuals who knew Evans and stated they’ve searched electronic units for clues.
“They usually have yielded info that has been useful to us. That’s actually all the small print that I’ll present presently,” Behnen stated, who added police have discovered no evidence of foul play.
“We now have not discovered something presently,” he stated.
Evans was a passionate group activist who was vocal in her criticism of police-concerned shootings and use of drive techniques. Comments on social media have insinuated investigators could also be “slacking” on this case.
“There’s been nothing like that. I wouldn’t tolerate it. I have never seen it,” Behnen stated.
Police stated as quickly as it’s protected to do so, divers will return to the Scioto River to continue the search.