Crime Madison Bell: Man 'may have information' on missing Ohio teen, sheriff says
7-year-old girl dies in Utah flash flood, 3-year-old sister still missing
The floods were part of a thunderstorm that hit near Goblin Valley State Park on Monday afternoon.A 7-year-old Utah girl was confirmed to be the first fatality in the severe weather. Search and rescue teams found a piece of clothing they believe belongs to the girl’s 3-year-old sister several miles from the official staging area. The girls have not been identified by the Emery County Sheriff’s Office.
Authorities in Highland County are now searching for a person who they said could have information about the disappearance of Madison "Maddie" Bell, an 18-year-old who went missing Sunday.
The Highland County and Ross County sheriff's offices have shared images of a white Nissan sedan and a man who they are interested in identifying, they said.
"This individual may have information related to the disappearance of Madison Bell," afrom the Highland County Sheriff's Office said.
Bodies believed to be those of 2 missing teens found at Utah Lake
The remains are believed to be those of Priscilla Bienkowski, 18, and Sophia Hernandez, 17, who went out on the lake last week.Utah County Sheriff Mike Smith said the remains are thought to be those of Priscilla Bienkowski, 18, and Sophia Hernandez, 17, who went out on Utah Lake on May 6 but did not return.
The photo of the man in question was taken at a local business near the place that Bell disappeared, said Highland County Chief Deputy Brandon Stratton.
"This guy is attached to this car, and this car is believed to have been at the location Maddie left her car at," Stratton told the.
The car is a white sedan with California plates. The man has brown hair, a short beard and thin mustache, and was last seen wearing a white shirt with a green check pattern.
Bell disappeared Sunday morning after she failed to make it to her tanning appointment on Ohio 28.
Bell's mother reported that she last saw Madison at her home in Ross County and that Madison was going to a Highland County business to tan. Bell's vehicle was located later in a church parking lot with her keys and phone inside, according to the Ohio Attorney General's Office.
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An operation was launched Thursday in Louisville, Kentucky, to recover Willow SirmansWillow Sirmans, 14, was recovered Thursday from a home in Louisville, Kentucky.
The matter is actively under investigation by the Highland County Sheriff’s Office, Ross County Sheriff’s Office, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, and the Greenfield Police Department.
The disappearance spurred a massive community search. More than 350 people showed up with search equipment such as ATVs.
The search only ended when it got too dark to search effectively, according to law enforcement.
Anyone with information on the disappearance of Madison Bell is urged to call the Highland County Sheriff’s Office at (937) 393-1421 or the Ross County Sheriff’s Office at (740) 773-1185. There is also a specific hotline at 844-727-9111.
This article originally appeared on Cincinnati Enquirer:
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