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Shopping Cart Killer May Be Linked To 5th Victim, Officials Investigating More Leads – The Blast01.12.22

Virginia officials believe that they may have found a fifth victim of the notorious shopping cart killer after a womans body was found in a shopping cart in Washington, D.C.

Fairfax County Police spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi posted a statement to Twitter that read, This week we also received a credible tip that suggests our person of interest may be a person of interest in a Washington DC case where a woman was found deceased in a shopping cart. Digital information places him in that area at the time of her disappearance.

Police officers were only able to locate the woman after receiving an anonymous tip. The identity of this fifth victim has yet to be revealed, but police are concerned that there may be more victims still unaccounted for.

MEDIA ALERT: Chief Davis to announce evidence of an alleged serial killer in Virginia. https://t.co/HKHmsfsl37 pic.twitter.com/yxEDbStSgR

Fairfax County Police (@FairfaxCountyPD) December 17, 2021

As The Blast previously reported, Anthony Robinson, 35, had been arrested for the murder of two women in mid-December. At the time, he was suspected of claiming the lives of only four women until a fifth body was found earlier this week.

According to authorities, Robinson would allegedly meet his victims on dating apps Plenty of Fish and Tagged and then lure them to motels where he would kill them and transport their bodies into the woods in shopping carts.

When he was first arrested, he was facing two counts of first-degree murder and two felony counts of concealing, transporting, or altering a dead body. However, officials state that there is a high likelihood that there will be additional charges filed against him as police continue their investigation into his three other alleged victims.

At the time, Fairfax County Police Chief Kevin Davis said Were in the process of conducting, along with many other partners, a retrospective investigation to figure out where hes been.

He continued, And were going to work with our law enforcement partners, homicide detectives, missing person detectives, to see if we can identify any other victims and families and communities that he has brought harm to.

One of the victims found in container was tentatively identified as Cheyenne Brown, 29, a pregnant mom who disappeared in September pic.twitter.com/of4hh5QYCW

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The first victims to be identified were Elizabeth Redmon, 54, of Harrisonburg, and Tonita Lorice Smith, 39, of Charlottesville. Harrisonburg Police Chief Kelley Warner said during a press conference that investigators believe that both victims died at different times.

Robinson is also believed to be behind the disappearance and death of Cheyenne Brown, 29, of Washington D.C.. Robinson and Brown had been in contact with each other through a dating website shortly before her disappearance, according to authorities. Detectives also found cell phone records that placed both Robinson and Brown in and around the area of the Moon Inn motel in Alexandria, Virginia at the time of her disappearance.

In mid-December, authorities found a shopping cart in the woods around the Moon Inn motel. OCarroll said that they found the human remains of two people in a container not far from where the shopping cart was found. Browns body was identified due to a very distinctive tattoo she had. The other woman was later identified as Stephan Harrison, 48, of Redding, California.

We have updates tonight on the shopping cart serial murder investigation including the confirmed identities of our victims. Police Chief Kevin Davis & @edocarroll will update the community tonight at police HQ at an 8pm press conf. The event will be streamed on Facebook live. pic.twitter.com/ODRIk1o2x1

Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) January 7, 2022

In a press conference on Friday, Guglielmi confirmed the identities of the last two victims to be found in Alexandria. He said that Anthony Robinson remains the primary suspect behind the murder and disappearances of both women.

Fairfax officials have solicited the support of the FBIs Behavioral Analysis Unit and partnered with authorities in Robinsons home state of New York to help get more information about the suspect. Officials are hoping that they will be able to connect with other women who may have been in contact with Robinson to try to find more potential victims.

Authorities revealed that Robinson and Brown communicated primarily on the Plenty of Fish dating app, although Robinson is rumored to have also used the Tagged dating app. They are asking for anyone who communicated with Robinson on these or other dating apps to please step forward to provide crucial information to us about him.

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Virginia Festivals 2021, 2022 | Music, Food & Art …12.15.21

Diverse and beautiful Virginia is saturated with history and nature. The first settlers colony was established here, and visitors have descended upon the state ever since, keen to catch a chat with the smiling faces and catch a glimpse at the beaches, bays and mountains. Its a great place for an adventure and equally good if you fancy a festival or two. Every year, the state delivers a great program of events for all ages.

Virginia International Tattoo is perhaps one of the biggest and most prestigious events in the whole of the USA. This traditional-style tattoo is crammed with marches, pipes, bands, drums, drill teams, gymnasts, dancers and choirs and features hundreds of performers and performances. Its a moving and majestic display of patriotism and pride, and is executed with very appropriate military precision. If you like tattoos, it doesnt get any better and if youve never attended one, theres no better place to begin. If you need any extra incentive, there is of course a great supply of tasty local food and crisp craft beer.

More food-based fun is on offer at Pungo Strawberry Festival, a tasty celebration of everybodys favourite berry, with more than 200,000 attendees each year. Over two days, strawberries are crammed into mouths, pastries, cakes and stomachs, with the glorious fruit presented in dozens of mouth-watering ways. You can get your lips around strawberry ice cream, strawberry shortcake and even strawberry pizza! The event also features parades, three stages of entertainment, pig races, arts, crafts, pie-eating contests, pony rides, monster trucks, carnival rides, dog shows and more. Pick a date, pick some berries and pick up your spirits!

Music fans are also well-served, with plenty of audible entertainment on offer throughout the state each year. These offerings include the Old Fiddlers Convention, a celebration of the tunes and traditions of good ol country music, the three-day Richmond Folk Festival and American Music Festival, an aural extravaganza of epic proportions. Over the three-day duration of the latter, great acts play their very best - previous artists have included Sheryl Crow, The Wailers, Culture Club and Blue Oyster Cult.

Other events on offer include ample servings of lights, arts, aeroplanes, surfing, balloons, orchestras, food, boats, flowers, heritage, gardens and jazz. Theres something for everyone so join the fun, get yourself involved and find out why historic Virginia has plenty more landmarks to make!

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Cambridge Township Army bugler was the first person to play military taps in the 1860s – The Daily Telegram12.15.21

Bob Wessel| The Daily Telegram

The military has used dozens of different bugle calls over the years to mark the time of day and to direct troop activities. Most of them are unfamiliar to the average person. However, it would be difficult to find anyone in the country who could not identify taps the one bugle call that raises a deep emotional reaction in most adults.

Today, we generally associate taps with lights out at the end of the day or with military funerals. Additionally, every Boy Scout or Girl Scout recognizes it from summer camp.

How did taps come to be? The story involves a Union general and his brigade bugler. What does this have to do with Lenawee County? Well …

During the American Civil War, Army buglers used two different bugle calls to signify the end of the day. The first, tattoo, was played to tell innkeepers and soldiers that it was time for last call so soldiers could get back to their barracks before bedtime. When a bugler was not available, a drummer was used and struck three taps on the drum, repeated several times, for the same purpose.

The second bugle call, extinguish lights, was played to mark the end of the day for soldiers. (Extinguish lights is based on lights out, a tune used by the French Army for the same purpose.) Typically, extinguish lights signaled to soldiers that they had about 15 minutes to extinguish their lights and be in bed. Like taps, extinguish lights was also used for military funerals.

Union Gen. Daniel Adams Butterfield felt that extinguish lights was too formal, and too long, to honor fallen soldiers. He wanted something unique. The British used the last post, but Butterfield felt that it, too, was too formal, and it was much longer than extinguish lights.

Butterfield, with the help of the brigade bugler, wrote taps to honor his fallen men while in camp at Harrisons Landing, Virginia. The new call was born following a battle that claimed the lives of 600 Union soldiers during the Peninsular Campaign of 1862.

The general had a tune in mind. His thoughts turned to the final 24 notes of tattoo, which had a strangely haunting, yet majestic, quality. The brigade bugler, Oliver Wilcox Norton, a native of Cambridge Township in Lenawee County, tells the story.

… showing me some notes on a staff written in pencil on the back of an envelope, (he) asked me to sound them on my bugle. I did this several times, playing the music as written. He changed it somewhat, lengthening some notes and shortening others, but retaining the melody as he first gave it to me. After getting it to his satisfaction, he directed me to sound that call for Taps thereafter in place of the regulation call. The music was beautiful on that still summer night and was heard far beyond the limits of our Brigade. The next day, I was visited by several buglers from neighboring Brigades, asking for copies of the music, which I gladly furnished. The call was gradually taken up through the Army of the Potomac."

Gen. Butterfield, responding to an inquiry from the editor of The Century in 1898, wrote:

I cannot write a note of music, but have gotten my wife to write it from my whistling it to her. … The call of taps did not seem to be as smooth, melodious and musical as it should be, and I called in someone (Oliver Norton) who could write music, and practiced a change in the call of taps until I had it suit my ear, and then, as Norton writes, got it to my taste without being able to write music or knowing the technical name of any note, but, simply by ear, arranged it as Norton describes. … Will you do me the favor to send Norton a copy of this letter by your typewriter? I have none.

The new bugle call was known as Butterfields Lullaby and was commonly referred to as taps because it was used for the same purpose as the three drum taps. However, the U.S. Army still called it extinguish lights and it did not officially change the name to taps until 1891.

It didnt take long before taps was being played at military funerals as a substitute for the traditional three rifle volleys fired over the grave.

The U.S. Army officially recognized taps in 1874, and it became mandatory at military funeral ceremonies in 1891. Its popularity and impact on soldiers is legendary. The new call, which sounded for the first time by a Lenawee County native that night in July 1862, and was picked up by other units of the Union Army, was even used by the Confederates. It was even played at the funeral of Confederate Gen. Stonewall Jackson just 10 months after it was composed by a Union general and his Lenawee County bugler.

Bob Wessel is vice president of the Lenawee County Historical Society and can be contacted at LenHist51@gmail.com.

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‘Hug the people you love a little tighter’ – Advance Titan12.15.21

Waukesha parade victims granddaughter remembers her best friend

Virigina Sorenson was holding a Milwaukee dancing groups banner in the Waukesha Christmas Parade when a man driving a SUV came barreling through the parade, killing her and five others and injuring dozens of participants and bystanders.

I felt a lot of anger, anger that someone would do this, let alone to someone as good and pure as my grandma, said granddaughter Gabrielle Kamentz, a junior at UW Oshkosh. I never got to say goodbye. She was my best friend.

Darrell Brooks Jr. is accused of driving his SUV through the crowded streets on what was supposed to be a festive holiday night and killing Kamentzs grandmother, 79-year-old Virginia Ginny Sorenson, 52-year-old Tamara Durand, 81-year-old Wilhelm Hospel, 71-year-old LeAnna Lee Owen, 52-year-old Jane Kulich and 8-year-old Jackson Sparks.

Sorenson was holding the banner for the Milwaukee Dancing Grannies, a group she was a member of for 19 years. Originally, Kamentz was supposed to hold the banner, but the morning of the parade, she woke up in excruciating pain, to the point where it hurt to walk.

My grandma said, Dont worry, we have backup, Kamentz said. I didnt know she was the backup. I was supposed to be the one that was hit technically, not her.

Kamentz is majoring in nursing at UWO and is following in her grandmas footsteps. Sorenson was a registered nurse and graduated from the Milwaukee School of Nursing.

I wish I couldve told my grandma that I was accepted into nursing school, Kametz said. Ill become the best nurse possible in her honor. I know thats what she would want for me.

The community of Waukesha has come together to celebrate the lives of lost loved ones. The memorial at Veterans Park continues to grow with flowers, stuffed animals, lights, crosses, letters, candles and more.

Im so glad I live in a community with all this support, Kamentz said. Its nice having people who care.

A GoFundMe page was started for Sorensons memorial, which raised more than $20,000 for the funeral and memorial arrangements. Leftover funds were passed on to her husband, David Sorenson, to support him in the difficult times ahead.

She didnt have a bad bone in her body, her husband told the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. She loved her grandchildren.

The memorial service for Soreson was held at Hales Corners Lutheran Church on Dec. 4.

Kamentz has a tattoo and a cross necklace made from Sorensons ashes to honor her grandma and keep her close to her heart.

I want people to take away the fact that life really is short, Kamentz said. As cliche as it sounds, you really dont know when your last day with someone is. Hug the people you love a little tighter next time you see them. Tell them you love them every single day.

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New Washington kicker Joey Slye shares story behind tattoo honoring late brother – NBC Sports11.13.21

Washington's newest placekicker Joey Slye already expects to have a lot of ticket requests for his debut against the Buccaneers this Sunday.

Slye, who went to high school in Northern Virginia and played his college football at Virginia Tech, signed with the Washington Football Team earlier this week after Chris Blewitt was released. A heavy contingent of family and friends are expected to be in the stands at FedEx Field in support of the 25-year-old kicker.

Family is a big part of Slye's life, especially his relationship with his late brother, A.J. Slye has a large tattoo on his right shoulder depicting him and his brother joined at the hands on a football field.

"This is the last time me and my brother playing on the same field together, so this is a pretty important picture to me," Slye told reporters Wednesday.

Joey and A.J. spent two seasons as teammates at North Stafford High School in Virginia. During A.J.'s senior year (Joey's sophomore season) in 2012, the team made it all the way to the state semifinal, only to lose on the final play. It's the backdrop to Slye's incredibly detailed tattoo.

Not long after, A.J. was diagnosed with leukemia. He died 14 months later in November of 2014.

"When he passed away, I was holding his hand. I was holding him in my right hand, so right-hand man, he's on my right arm."

Washington will be Slye's third team so far this season. He spent the first three weeks of the year with Houston and then jumped over to San Francisco for three games before getting released once Robbie Gould returned from injury.

Through six games, Slye is 11-for-13 on his field goals and 9-for-12 on extra points. The longest kick he has this season is 56 yards, and he's made both of his attempts beyond 50 yards this season.

Slye will be Washington's third kicker this season after releasing Dustin Hopkins after Week 6 and Chris Blewitt after two games.

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Discovery of bowhunter’s remains after 53 years finally gives son closure – Billings Gazette10.20.21

For 20 years the disappearance of Jeff Jones father gnawed at him.

He was 12 when his dad, Raymond Jones, went bowhunting in Idahos Lemhi Mountains with his buddies. When Raymond didnt return to camp one evening, his hunting partners informed the local sheriffs department and a search was quickly launched.

Raymond went missing on Jeffs 12th birthday, Sept. 7, 1968 a birthday he shared with his father, who was born in 1929.

For days men on foot scoured the rugged terrain near Hayden Creek where he was last seen. Airplanes, bloodhounds and helicopters were called in to assist a search that continued until bad weather shut efforts down.

Jeff Jones arranged the boots, knife, arrow, gas card, and elk bugle found with the remains of his father. The soles of the Italian-made boots were in amazingly good condition.

Fifty-three years later, on Sept. 17, a bowhunter trekking through rocky terrain in the same region discovered two weathered black boots, the soles showing little wear, sticking out from under a boulder.

He said when he found him he knew this was historic, someone who had been missing a long time, the hunter told Jeff. Hes not a religious person, but he said it felt like he was meant to be there.

The remains were easily identified by the discovery of some of Raymonds belongings, including a credit card with his name on it.

Im grateful for that little piece of plastic, Jeff said.

Lemhi County Sheriff Steve Penner said the discovery was unbelievable given the time that had elapsed. Its kind of an amazing story.

Raymond Jones is shown in a 1952 family photograph. His son described him as a thrill seeker who loved to hunt, fish, fly planes and race stock cars.

Growing up

For years following Raymonds disappearance, Jeff said he carried a chip on his shoulder, as if he had to prove his worth. His father and mother had been divorced for eight years when Raymond went missing. Jeff was living in Miles City, Raymonds hometown, with his mother, Elizabeth, who everyone knew as Betty.

His parents were a tight couple when young, Jeff said, hunting, fishing, racing stock cars and dancing together.

He was an outgoing person, he liked to have fun, Jeff recalled. When I was little, I remember he would let me steer the milk truck as he was making deliveries.

Before Jeff was born his mother severed her spine in a wreck after the steering went out while driving a new stock car, an accident that confined her to a wheelchair. Years later the marriage went south and the couple divorced when Jeff was 2. Raymond remarried and moved to Salmon, Idaho, where he ran a Meadow Gold delivery route while also operating an Enco gas station. It was an Enco credit card that revealed Raymonds identity.

Betty and Raymond Jones are shown in a family wedding photograph. The Miles City couple divorced with Betty remaining to raise their three children and Raymond moving to Salmon, Idaho, to work.

After the divorce, Raymond would fly a plane he owned to pick up Jeff and bring him back to Salmon for a few weeks in the summer. They would often fish together, including one memorable trip when Jeff landed a 28-pound salmon.

Back in Miles City, Jeff was estranged from his fathers parents, siblings and cousins after the divorce. They may have grown up in the same small town, but the families ignored each other, divorce being more of a social stigma at the time, Jeff said. Betty married twice more and had one child with each husband, neither relationship lasting long.

It was kind of us against the world back then, he said of his siblings and mother. We were very, very close.

Despite her disability and because she had five children to raise, Betty started the Cottage Phone Answering Service, instilling in Jeff an entrepreneurial and independent spirit that his father also shared. She died of cancer in 1986.

So I didnt have either one of my parents for very long, Jeff said.

Of his two sisters, only one is still alive. Terri Bleacher died at age 48 following a fall in which she accidentally cut her jugular vein. Peggy Lausche lives in Enderlin, N.D.

After their divorce, Raymond also remarried and with his new wife, Donna, adopted an infant son, Steven, just days before disappearing.

A death certificate was issued for Raymond Jones in 1970, even though his body was still missing.

In 1970, two years after going missing, Raymond was officially declared deceased. Although no body was found to bury, a gravestone next to his parents plot Clyde and Dora Jones was erected in Miles City to memorialize his presumed death.

Raymonds disappearance was also a blow to his siblings and parents.

They were destroyed to lose a child, said Virginia Streeper, Raymonds 89-year-old sister who lives in Havre. We waited and waited and hoped he would be found.

Virginia remembers her brother as a wonderful man, loving who was also a terrible tease when it came to his younger sister. Virginias granddaughter alerted her that Raymond had been found.

I couldnt believe it, she said. I was very relieved and happy because it brought closure after all those years.

Raymond Jones is shown with his children Teresa, Margaret and Jeff in Miles City.

Message

As a child, Jeff heard about his fathers disappearance from his uncles, who helped pay for additional airplane searches after the official manhunt was called off.

They did everything they could to find him, Jeff said.

Three days after Raymond disappeared, Jeff received a pretty spooky birthday card his father had mailed before going hunting.

I kept expecting him to come through the door, even 20 years later, because there were rumors, as there often is, that he had run off, Jeff said. I always felt, being his only son, that he would show up, that he would let me know if he had taken off.

Eventually, Jeff was successful in burying the painful thoughts that haunted him. He worked as a welder and then started a business before selling it and starting another one. He never thought about his father much until he received an unusual message from his cousin, Brad Jones, who lives in Oak Harbor, Washington. Brad had seen an internet story about a hunters remains being discovered in Idaho after 53 years. He sent Jeff a Facebook message saying my prayers are with you. Jeff had no idea what Brad was talking about, so Brad urged him to phone.

I hate to be the one to tell you like this but they found your dad, Brad told his cousin. At the time, Jeff was stunned but grateful.

Thats great news, dont be sorry, he said. Id been waiting for that news since I was 12.

Since she was the spouse of record when the hunter went missing, the sheriffs office had contacted Raymonds widow, Donna, who was in a memory care facility.

She had a hard time separating 1968 from now, Jeff said, asking if Raymond had been found alive.

For days after learning the news, Jeff said he was in a fog. Grief he had suppressed for years overwhelmed him. With the help of his son he spent days tracking down relatives to let them know that a 53-year-old mystery had been solved.

Jeff Jones displays some of the artifacts found with the remains of his father who went missing while hunting in Idaho 53 years ago.

Cliff

A day after his discovery, the Idaho hunter led deputies from the Lemhi County Sheriffs Office and a Forest Service law enforcement officer back to the site where he had stumbled upon Raymonds remains, a remote area at an elevation of about 9,000 feet.

Your dad had to be a real bad ass bowhunter to be up where he was, the discoverer of Raymonds remains told Jeff. The hunter has asked authorities and Jeff to keep him anonymous.

It was four miles in to the bottom of the slope and then a rugged climb up the mountain to the accident site. The bowhunter speculated Raymond might have been attempting to scale a cliff when a piece of rock broke off and crushed him.

You know, its hard to say what happened, Sheriff Penner said. It was a cliffy area. He most likely fell. Things move around a lot so its just speculation.

It took four men to lift the 18-inch thick rock that measured about 5-feet square. Underneath there was little of Raymond left a few skull fragments, some leg bones and one foot as well as the remains of what looked like a backpack, a piece of a wooden arrow shaft, a gnarled leather knife scabbard and rusted hunting knife, a homemade elk bugle crafted from plastic, a coiled piece of cotton rope, a plastic sheath holding a hunting license and of course the all-important credit card. Never found was Raymonds bow.

Most of his bones were gone, I expect animals carried them off, Jeff said.

After receiving permission from Steven Jones, Raymonds adopted son, Jeff made the surreal trip to Salmon, Idaho, to retrieve his fathers remains, taking his two sons, Scott and Ryan Jones. In Salmon, the four children of his fathers friend and hunting partner, Ralph Pehrson, gathered from across the country to meet them. They revisited the creek they had played in as children, as well as their parents former homes. Ralph, they confided, had packed away his own bow, never to use it again, after Raymond went missing.

Despite the somber reason for the gathering, It was really like a happy reunion, a celebration, Jeff said.

They vowed to never let the Jones-Pehrson connection die again.

A gas card was used to identify Raymond Jones who ran the Enco station in Salmon, Idaho, in 1968 when he went missing.

Picking up the few boxes that contained his fathers remains and weathered belongings proved more emotional for Jeff than he had anticipated, despite 53 years to reconcile the tragedy. Its still difficult for him to change a story he has told for all of that time. Now instead of saying his father disappeared when he was only 12 years old, Jeff has reframed it as his father was found after missing for 53 years. Jeff is now 65. His father, had he survived, would be 92.

I find myself having to readjust my thinking. Its a surreal kind of feeling, Jeff said.

I can say he was killed by a rockslide.

Jeff Jones, center, with his sons Scott and Ryan, and the Pehrson siblings.

Reconnect

This spring, Jeff is planning a graveside service to have his fathers remains interred at the Miles City cemetery under the stone that long marked his life. Next summer he intends to return to the site of his fathers death with his sons and maybe place a marker at the site.

Jeff hopes the story of his fathers discovery, after so many years, will let other families of missing people know there is a possibility, however slim, that their loved ones may eventually be found.

I really feel blessed that I know in my lifetime what happened to him, he said. Id given up hope of ever finding out.

Jeff carries reminders of his mother and father everywhere he goes. Tattooed on his right upper arm is a portrait of his father with the Green Day song title, Wake Me Up When September Ends arcing above and below. The song was written by musician Billie Joe Armstrong following his fathers September death when he was 10 years old.

Below the portrait are the dates Raymond disappeared, his birthday and Jeffs birthday. Jeffs son, Ryan, of Bombshell Tattoo, inked the memorial. On Jeffs left upper arm is a portrait of his mother, Betty. Together the parents frame their son, a survivor of heartbreak, a man who has risen above troublesome circumstances.

Jeff Jones, at right, with his sons Scott and Ryan in Salmon, Idaho.

Loss of a loved one affects everyone differently. For Jeff, one thing his fathers disappearance underscored for him was safety in the outdoors.

When I grew up, I hunted quite a bit, he said. And I was always super careful, made sure of my bearings, because I knew something happened to him that he couldnt control.

So I taught my boys dont take any risks, dont take any chances.

In the back of his mind, as Jeff hiked in the Gravelly Mountains while elk hunting, his fathers disappearance unconsciously nagged at him. He didnt want to vanish and leave his sons with unanswered questions.

That was foremost in my mind, to not repeat history for my kids.

Jeff Jones shows a tattoo of his missing father, Raymond, who disappeared during an Idaho hunting trip in 1968. His father's remains were found by a hunter in September, 53 years later.

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Search for missing Medina Township mother goes international – News 5 Cleveland08.23.21

MEDINA TOWNSHIP, Ohio Medina Township Police are looking for leads as far away as Europe hoping to solve the baffling disappearance of a 53-year-old mother.

Jane Milota has been missing since Aug. 9. There is also no sign of her car, a brown Buick Enclave.

A flyer, showing pictures of her and a similar car, has been posted on the national Missing Person Support Center website.

Jane has been married to her husband, Warren, for 26 years. They live in a Medina Township subdivision. She's originally from Denmark where the couple got married.

Medina Township Sgt. Todd Zieja said Jane's passport is expired and investigators have reached out to family in Denmark. They too have no idea where she could be.

"Everyone in Denmark wishes Jane to know that she is on all of our minds and we miss her dearly," said her brother Jens Chr. Tegtmeier Jensen in an emailed statement. "We want nothing more than for her to come home and we want to let her know that there is no problem in this world that is too big for us to solve together as a family. We love and miss you, Jane."

Zieja said other people connected to Denmark are offering to help as well.

"The Denmark Consulate has reached out to us. Is there anything that they can do to help us at this time? We've given them all of the information that we have on Mrs. Milota," Zieja said.

Looking for national exposure on his wife's disappearance, Warren Milota was planning to do an interview with Court TV Wednesday night.

In an interview with News 5 last week, Mr. Milota said he contacted police on Aug.10 when Jane didn't come home. He stressed it's out of character for her to be away from loved ones.

"Everything was the same for years and years and years, and then one day, she just didn't come home," he said. "I just want her back. Her son wants her back."

Around 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 9, Jane dropped off her son at his job at The Westfield Inn in Westfield Center.

Later that day, she was scheduled to work at Arby's off Route 18 in Medina Township, but she never showed up.

Angela Cole, a co-worker and friend, is growing increasingly concerned now that Jane has been missing for nearly 10 days.

"We're scared. We're nervous. We want her back. We miss her a lot," Cole said. "It's very hard for me. I wake up wondering, 'Jane are you going to come back today?'"

Zieja said the department is trying every avenue possible to generate leads.

Homeland Security was contacted and has no evidence that Jane left the country.

Investigators have looked at surveillance video from about half a dozen businesses between Medina Township and Westfield Center, but didn't detect any sign of the woman or her vehicle.

Multiple area police departments have offered their support to assist in the investigation and Medina Township police have reached out to officials in West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Indiana asking for license plate readers to be reviewed.

The search for Jane is complicated since she left her cell phone at home and she doesn't use credit cards, so police are unable to track any possible movements.

Zieja said there's no evidence of foul play, but with each passing day the concern mounts.

"I think there's constant worry of what happened to her and where she's at and making sure that she's safe," he said. "The concern here is that she normally comes home and there was no indication that she was leaving and there's no way to find out if she's okay."

Jane is 5'5" and weighs 140 pounds. She has blonde hair and hazel eyes. She has a Papa Smurf with a soccer ball tattoo on one calf and a butterfly tattoo on the other calf.

A vigil for Jane is planned for Tuesday evening at the square in Medina.

Anyone with information should contact Medina Township Police at 330-723-5191.

Photos courtesy of her husband.

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Manslaughter charge for wanted Virginia teenager who shot another teen in the face – WTOP08.23.21

A 15-year-old boy has died after police said he was shot in the face by another teenager in Prince William County, Virginia. Police are looking for the other teenager.

A 15-year-old boy has died after police said he was shot in the face by another teenager in Prince William County, Virginia. Police are looking for the other teenager.

The shooting happened at a home on the 2800 block of Banks Court in Dumfries on Aug. 12.

The two boys knew each other, and a police investigation found that the 17-year-old boy was handling a firearm when it discharged and struck the other boy in the face. A firearm was recovered.

The 15-year-old was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, and he died on Wednesday.

Following the boys death, the Commonwealth Attorneys Office added an additional charge of involuntary manslaughter. Prince William County police also received authorization to release the identity of the 17-year-old Ronnie Amarion Massey, of Fairfax.

Massey was arrested following the investigation of the shooting and initially charged with reckless handling of a firearm causing serious bodily injury.

However, Prince William County police told WTOP the teen could not be held in custody due to Virginia juvenile law. Now with the new charge of involuntary manslaughter, police are now asking for help in locating him.

He is described as 5 feet, 5 inches, 140 pounds with black dread locks, brown eyes and a tattoo on his forehead.

Anyone with information should call Prince William County police at 703-792-7000.

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UPDATED: Teen wanted for shooting 15-year-old in the face arrested – Inside NoVA08.23.21

Prince William County police say a teenager wanted for involuntary manslaughter for shooting a 15-year-old boy in the face was arrested in the Manassas area Friday.

Detectives on Thursday obtained a court order to publicly identify the 17-year-old boy in the Aug. 12 shooting. Ronnie Amarion Massey, 17, of the 12000 block of Golf Ridge Court in Fairfax,is wanted for involuntary manslaughter and gun charges, Prince William County police Master Officer Renee Carr said.

The shooting happened just before 2 a.m. in the 2800 block of Banks Court when Massey was handling a gun, police said.The victim and Massey knew each other.

Carr said the 15-year-old boy died Wednesday. Due to a 2017 change in Virginia law, the identity of the victim is not being disclosed.

Massey was originally charged withreckless handling of a firearm causing serious bodily injury and possession of a firearm by a juvenile, Carr said.

Police are asking for the public's help locating Massey, who is black, about 55 and 140 pounds, with black dread locks, brown eyes, and a tattoo on his forehead.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Prince William County Police Department tipline at 703-792-7000 or submit a webtip topwcva.gov/policetip.

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THEIR romance wasn't plain sailing and both faced their ups and downs in the villa.

But that didn't stop Olivia Kaiser and Korey Gandy being crowned the winners of Love Island season three.

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Olivia is a 28-year-old independent business owner from Anchorage, Alaska.

She is a licensed cosmetologist who runs her own small business in Scottsdale, Arizona, called Livbeautifullyaz.

Olivia specializes in microblading and permanent make-up such as lip blushing and permanent eyeliner.

On her Instagram bio she playfully mentions her job as, "I tattoo faces" and you can follow her @oliviaannkaiser.

Korey, 28, is a rental car agent from Virginia Beach, Virginia.

The hunk in trunks studied at Old Dominion University and has a bachelor's degree in business administration.

He has also worked as a sales representative at HH Gregg, a home appliances retailer.

You can follow Korey on Instagram @korey_gandy where he shares many topless snaps exhibiting his many tattoos.

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Love Island came to an end on August 15, 2021, so it remains to be seen if the pair will go the distance.

Throughout season three, Korey and Olivia were stuck on friendship island, not connecting with anyone until they confessed their emotions for each other after Casa Amor.

However, when Andre impressed Olivia and Korey was interested in Bailey, they became embroiled in a love triangle.

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Korey and Olivia selected each other at the end of the day and went on to be crowned winners of Love Island 2021.

However, some fans were less than impressed with the couple taking the title.

One tweeted: "Olivia and korey won? Huh? What a dead show."

While another fan wrote: "Well, a joke ending to a joke season...disappointing."

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