The family of missing Memphis teacher Eliza Fletcher has made an emotional plea as the search continues for the mother of her two children.
“I believe someone knows what happened and can help,” her uncle Mike Keaney said Saturday as her husband Richard Fletcher III stood next to him wiping away tears. Said.
“More than anything else, I want Lisa to get home safely,” he continued, joined by her parents and siblings.
A 34-year-old Tennessee mother of two went missing after being kidnapped while jogging Friday morning. Cleosa Abston was charged with kidnapping and tampering with evidence, especially aggravated on Sunday hours after police found him in a black SUV wanted in connection with Fletcher’s disappearance. has not yet been found.
A second man was also charged Sunday during the investigation, but is not currently believed to be related to Fletcher’s kidnapping.
Eliza is the granddaughter of billionaire hardware tycoon Joseph Orgill III. Joseph Orgill III founded Orgill Inc, a private family business. Her family offered her a $50,000 bounty for information about her disappearance.
“Liza has touched the hearts of so many. Thank you to the Memphis Police Department, Shelby County Sheriff’s Department, TBI, FBI, and all other law enforcement agencies working tirelessly to find Liza.” The family met with the police and shared with them everything we knew.”
“It’s just a matter of waiting, hoping and praying,” Eliza’s father-in-law Richard Fletcher Jr. said on Saturday.
He and his son said they were “talking about his wife” [being] The lack, how hard it is, how unexpected it is, how hard it is to deal with something that seems so random.
Eliza was forced into a dark SUV while driving down Central Avenue in Memphis at 4:30 a.m., according to a Tennessee Bureau of Investigation statement.
Police said she was wearing a pink jogging top and purple running shorts at the time. She is 5 feet 6 inches, 137 pounds and has brown hair and green eyes.