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Wednesday, December 07, 2022

Billionaire heir missing in America

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Billionaire heir missing in America

A 34-year-old heiress to a billion-dollar property was overpowered and pulled into a car while jogging in Memphis – there has been no trace of her since. Soon after, a suspect is arrested. Now the police report that a dead body has been found.

Preschool teacher Eliza Fletcher from Memphis in the US state Tennessee, the granddaughter of a billionaire, was caught by a man for an early morning walk and pulled into a dark SUV. This is confirmed by images from video surveillance, reports the “New York Times”. The 34-year-old was last seen jogging near the University of Memphis campus on Friday at around 4:30 am. The police reached the spot around 7:45 am after her husband called the police. The FBI is also involved in the search for Fletcher. The family has announced a $50,000 reward for information about his whereabouts.

Court documents state that a fight may have taken place during the kidnapping. “It is presumed and supported by facts and material evidence that he has suffered serious injuries. Further, it is more likely from the testimony of the witness that traces of those injuries, such as blood, were left in the vehicle, which the defendant had to clean.” was doing”, can be read there according to the report.

Already over the weekend, police arrested a 38-year-old suspect. They are to be charged later this week. According to the police, he faces a particularly serious charge of kidnapping and tampering with evidence. However, he did not give any information about the missing woman.

Investigators traced the man through a DNA test. A passerby discovered a pair of shoes near the crime scene that could have been handed to him. Fletcher’s mobile was also found there. Using mobile phone data, the police also found that the 38-year-old youth was near the university campus on Friday morning. As the “New York Times” further reports, a man working for a cleaning service had already been sentenced to 24 years in prison in 2001 for kidnapping and robbery. He was released in November 2020.

Unknown body found by Memphis Police

Monday evening Reported to the Police in Memphis A body was also found near the brother of the suspect. The identity and cause of death are still being investigated.

According to the New York Times, Fletcher is the mother of two children and the granddaughter of businessman Joseph Orgill III, whose company had sales of $3.2 billion in 2021. According to Forbes, Orgyll is the largest independent hardware and home improvement retailer in the country. Fletcher is the heir to his fortune.

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