The daddy of a nursing scholar who went lacking after crashing her automobile in New Hampshire in 2004 believes newly gathered data will result in her stays.
Fred Murray believes his daughter, Maura Murray, who was 21 when she disappeared, is lifeless. The College of Massachusetts-Amherst nursing scholar left campus on Feb. 9, 2004 and drove to New Hampshire. She crashed her automobile on a highway in Woodsville, N.H., and vanished. Her automobile was later discovered.
The daddy mentioned he believed he was so near his daughter and couldn’t quit now.
Fred Murray and supporters organized a search of a basement close to the crash final fall after getting the house owner’s permission. He informed NBC 10 Boston that the earlier proprietor didn’t enable him entry inside the house.
“He would simply by no means reply the door,” he mentioned.
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The daddy mentioned two separate visits by cadaver canines and a radar scan final fall recognized one thing beneath the basement flooring. He mentioned he wouldn’t quit the placement of the proprietor as a part of an settlement with the house’s new proprietor.
“It has been 15 years and I have never let up,” Murray informed The Related Press. “The purpose is, two canine hits and a radar hit. … That is my daughter, I do consider.”
Jeffery Strelzin, New Hampshire’s affiliate legal professional common, mentioned the case stays open and lively. He mentioned the realm exterior the house was searched.
“We’re conscious of the allegations concerning a house’s basement in that space and have thought-about and are contemplating subsequent steps,” he mentioned. “That space was searched by regulation enforcement previously, together with with canines, and nothing of significance was found.”
Maura Murray’s household and a few investigators consider the coed simply needed to get away for just a few days earlier than she went lacking. The star athlete from Hanson, Mass., was working at her job on the faculty when the cellphone rang and she or he burst into tears. The caller and the rationale for the cellphone name is just not recognized. Earlier than she went lacking, Murray resolved a felony matter involving use of a stolen bank card and broken her father’s automobile in an accident.
Earlier than she vanished, Murray withdrew $280 from the financial institution, lied to her professors a few dying within the household and left campus on Feb. 9, 2004. She didn’t inform anybody, together with her boyfriend, household or pals, the place she was heading.
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On that night time in February, after Murray crashed her automobile, a pair close by known as police. A bus driver additionally stopped and supplied to assist however she declined. The motive force known as police anyway.
“He mentioned, ‘Do you want assist?’ And he or she mentioned, ‘No, I already known as AAA,’” Murray’s sister, Julie informed NBC Boston of the bus driver’s dialog with the nursing scholar.
A police report said the automobile’s windshield was cracked, each air luggage have been deployed and the automobile was locked. There was a field of wine found within the again seat and a powerful odor of alcohol.
The daddy mentioned he simply needs closure for his daughter.
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“I will fund it, I will do something,” Murray mentioned. “It is my daughter, I wish to convey her dwelling and bury her, after which I wish to discover the dirtbag that put her there.”
The Related Press contributed to this report.