There’s no proof a useless grandmother was kidnapped — although she messaged her daughter “They don’t seem to be going to let me go” only a day earlier than her physique was discovered — Georgia authorities stated Wednesday.
Debbie Collier, 59, reportedly despatched the alarming message to her daughter, Amanda Bearden, on Sept. 10. A day later, her badly burned physique was found down an embankment in a wooded space of Habersham County.
The county sheriff said Wednesday there was “no proof to counsel or assist that this incident was associated to a kidnapping or that this was a suicide,” the Atlanta Journal-Structure reported.
Bearden beforehand stated she didn’t imagine her mom was suicidal and that Collier had no historical past of psychological sickness. Police didn’t present any different theories for the way or why Collier died.
She went lacking from her dwelling in Athens on Sept. 10. That very same day, Bearden acquired a $2,385 Venmo fee from her mother alongside a message that learn: “They don’t seem to be going to let me go, love you. There’s a key to the home within the blue flower pot by the door.”
The subsequent day, investigators discovered Collier’s physique. A police canine discovered a pink tote bag, a blue tarp and “the stays of a fireplace” close to her corpse. A van, which Collier had rented whereas her automobile was within the store, was discovered unoccupied close to the scene.
Cops are nonetheless investigating the loss of life.