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US Brother of Mollie Tibbetts' boyfriend says no sign of struggle at home; she 'would have done something'

14:15  09 august  2018
14:15  09 august  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

Missing Iowa Jogger Mollie Tibbetts Was Doing Homework Late on the Night She Disappeared

  Missing Iowa Jogger Mollie Tibbetts Was Doing Homework Late on the Night She Disappeared It is unclear if she returned home after her run.Mollie Tibbetts, 20, disappeared after going for a jog near her boyfriend’s home in Brooklyn, Iowa, on July 18. She was dogsitting for her boyfriend who was out of town for a construction job at the time.

“ She ’s small, but she would have done something ,” he said . - Blake Jack, the brother of Mollie Tibbetts ’ boyfriend . The morning after she disappeared, Tibbetts ' family reported her missing after she didn't show up to her job at a daycare center in a nearby town.

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Blake Jack, the brother of Mollie Tibbetts’ boyfriend, told Fox News exclusively on Wednesday that there was no sign of struggle at the boyfriend's Brooklyn, Iowa, home one day after she vanished.

“She’s small, but she would have done something,” he said.

Tibbetts, 20, went missing July 18 from the town, which is about 70 miles east of Des Moines. She was last seen jogging at about 7:30 p.m. in a place where one community watch organizer said “not a lot of big things happen.”

Officers from the FBI, state and local law enforcement agencies have been working to find her. The reward fund for the missing University of Iowa sophomore has grown to more than $300,000 and is likely to continue climbing, a spokesman for Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa said.

Boyfriend of missing Iowa college student says 'it gets harder day by day'

  Boyfriend of missing Iowa college student says 'it gets harder day by day' "It gets harder day by day because she's still not here and you miss her more than anything in the world," Tibbetts' boyfriend said in an interview."Initially, it was shock and then, you know, it gets harder day by day because she's still not here and you miss her, you miss her more than anything in the world," Dalton Jack said in an interview.

Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts missing for two weeks. Tibbetts 's boyfriend says his family is worried about how the public has 'demonized' him. Officials have not revealed if there was any sign of a break-in or a struggle at the house.

Mollie Tibbetts search: Boyfriend 's brother says scrutiny directed at his family unwarranted. Jake Tibbetts holds a photograph of his sister Mollie Tibbetts from a high school speech competition. He is proud of her fearless nature and is hopeful that she will be found.

Tibbetts' boyfriend, Dalton Jack, has said he received a Snapchat message from her the night of July 18 after she would have returned from her run.

Tibbetts was staying at her boyfriend's home at the time of her disappearance. She was there to watch his dogs because he had a construction job about 100 miles northeast in Dubuque.

The morning after she disappeared, Tibbetts' family reported her missing after she didn't show up to her job at a daycare center in a nearby town.

Blake Jack, 23, told Fox News that it is impossible to know if she ever returned to the home after her run. Investigators and scent dogs were at the property “a bunch of times” and her phone and Fitbit were missing.

He described the town of 1,400 as a place where residents don’t lock their doors.

Mollie Tibbetts search team scours land near Iowa pig farm

  Mollie Tibbetts search team scours land near Iowa pig farm Search teams on Thursday afternoon were combing through ditches near a pig farm that federal agents searched almost a week ago in the hunt for missing college student Mollie Tibbetts, after a possible clue to her disappearance -- a red shirt -- reportedly was found nearby. A person mowing a lawn found the item of clothing near the Lincoln Wildfire Reserve, the reports said earlier Thursday. It was not immediately clear whose shirt it was. Tibbetts worked at a day care; another employee confirmed its workers wear red shirts.

Tibbetts was staying in Brooklyn with her boyfriend , Dalton Jack, for Police have searched the area where she jogs and analyzed surveillance video, but there has still been no sign of her . Mollie ’s brother Scott and her whole family are not giving up hope that she is still alive and will be returned to

See the exclusive interviews with mollie tibbetts ' boyfriend , brothers and father on fox news channel this afternoon. Jack said he thinks the home 's doors were left unlocked around the time of her disappearance.

“If something happened while on a run, people — like you see right now — our neighbors are outside and would have heard something,” he said.

Amiee Houghton said she believes Tibbetts went somewhere with someone she knew.

“There was no kicking of anything. There was no obvious sign of struggle,” she said.

Bill Moulder, Des Moines' longtime police chief, told the Des Moines Register that missing persons cases are usually among the most difficult to solve in law enforcement. He said cases are even more challenging when the suspect is a stranger.

"There's no connection between the person and the stranger. In personal crimes, the subject is connected to the victim — spouse, friend, competitor, someone they fought with. You have a starting point," he said. "But with a stranger abduction, there's no connection.” 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Vice President Mike Pence tells family of Mollie Tibbetts: 'You're on the hearts of every American' .
Vice President Mike Pence said during a visit to Iowa on Wednesday that he is hopeful Mollie Tibbetts will return home, telling her family that "you’re on the hearts of every American." Pence vowed the administration will continue to provide federal support in the search for the 20-year-old missing college student, who was last seen on July 18 in the small town of Brooklyn.

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