The mother of the missing Colorado City teen believes her child was abducted within a six-block area of their home in the Mitchell County community.
"I think some stranger came in and took her" said Billie Jean Dunn Tuesday afternoon. "That's been my gut feeling from the beginning."
She added that her daughter, 13-yearold Hailey Dunn, could not have been coerced to get in a stranger's car. "She had to be forced in."
"I told her not to leave the house that day, but she did. She could have been walking to a store, or to play basketball," Billie Dunn added.
Here the victim is blamed for disobedience.
Note the story line as well does not include the sleepover.
The girl was reported missing since Dec. 28 and has been the subject of an intense search effort by law enforcement officials and private groups.
But one of the groups, Hailey's Angels, drew the ire of the mother during a Saturday evening event termed an appreciation dinner for searchers.
"KlaasKids and Laura Search Group didn't know about it and apparently weren't invited," said the mother. "We just heard about it and just went. None of our family was invited.
It was held at the Snyder American Legion," and according to Billie Dunn, focused primarily on the group Hailey's Angels.
"It was all about them and not much to do about Hailey," she added. "They showed pictures of themselves at Dunn, in creek beds and out in fields. There was not much about Hailey. They even showed off one of their group's BMW. There were kids in there crying (at the American Legion) and there was drinking going on," she said.
"The important thing for people to remember is not slander me." Billie Jean Dunn
The group did not invite the Person of Interest. What else anger her?
A searcher confronted the mother, Person of Interest:
"She confronted us about leaving saying she had spent two days putting the slide show together. She also told me that she goes out everyday looking for my daughter and that I haven't searched yet. But what she doesn't know is that I just can't go looking for Hailey in creeks and fields," she added.
Note the location of the remains found in Scurry County in regards to this quote.
"That dinner could have been a really nice thing, but it turned out horrible. I just wonder why it had to be on a Saturday night at a bar."
Note that she held a New Year's Eve party in her home.
She added that Hailey's Angels had been invited to join KlaasKids in the search at least a dozen times, but have refused to join.
�I used to try to defend them, but I can�t anymore,� she said.
She added that the group also became crossways with her because she hasn't been able to provide money for gas.
"I wish I could give everybody gas money, but I haven't worked in a month and a half. There is an account set up at City National Bank (in Colorado City) for the searchers, but I don't know anything about it," she added.
"I wanted to set out jars or something to raise money for the searchers, but then I was told about the account so we didn't."
This weekend, she and her ex-husband will be in Dallas to address a human trafficking awareness group.
"This should help spread the word about Hailey even further, and there will be a web page set up known as hopeforhailey.com.
"There won't be any blogging where people can talk trash. This will be the only Internet site where you can get mine and Clint's exact words, and we'll keep it updated."
She says she is still in touch with law enforcement officials, but not on a daily basis.
"I call every now and then and they all tell me they'll let me know if there is anything big," she said.
She added that she and her former boyfriend, Shawn Adkins, do hang out together. "We find comfort in each other and he, along with Clint, love Hailey and want her back safely."
Note the need to even have to say Adkins wants Hailey back. Why would someone even need to say such a thing? February, 2011
Adkins is the only named suspect in the disappearance.
"But I know Shawn had nothing to do with Hailey's disappearance," she added.
From the Affidvit January 11, 2011
Information in these summary statements comes directly from the affidavits:
Adkins previously had threatened the lives of both Hailey Dunn and Billie Dunn in February 2010.
Both Adkins and Billie Dunn apparently held an ongoing, intense fascination with horrific films and brutal crimes. Seized in a box in their bedroom were numerous documents, some fictional and some past crimes, that covered such topics such as serial killers, ax murders, sexual sadistic activities, the occult, sex and death topics, motives for murder and mass murderers ? including the killing of family members.
Billie Dunn and Adkins hosted a number of friends for a New Year's Eve party at their home just three days after Billie Dunn reported Hailey missing. Adkins downplayed the party, stating they just had a few friends over to the house to have drinks on New Year?s Eve.
Billie Dunn volunteered to take a polygraph examination, but when she arrived, she was found to be ?under the influence of narcotics,? and she was dismissed from the test at that time. On her second attempt, the investigators concluded there was ?deception indicated.? After the examination, Billie Dunn was given the chance to discuss and explain ?why she failed the examination.? Officials said she couldn't explain them, and she ended the interview by walking out.
Adkins twice refused to take polygraph examinations. Then he agreed to a polygraph, but after providing some inconsistent information, he ended this polygraph by walking out. Officials said he failed the polygraph, particularly concerning the whereabouts of Hailey.
During his polygraph examination, before walking out, Adkins provided some positive reaction about knowing where Hailey Dunn is. Indications were that Hailey may be in Scurry County.
Adkins and Billie Dunn made two withdrawals of cash from an ATM machine in Snyder, in Scurry County, at about 6:20 p.m. on Dec. 27 totaling $140. They told investigators the money was for purchasing drugs.
Numerous statements made by both Adkins and Billie Dunn, particularly Adkins, have been inconsistent, some with initial denials, then admissions, then changed statements.
On the night before Hailey's disappearance, her 16-year-old brother, David, indicated that when he left the house at 9 p.m., Hailey was playing one of his video games in the living room in the house. Based on her skill level with the game, David said he expected her to play probably until midnight.
Adkins told authorities that on the day Hailey disappeared that Hailey was going to her father's house, a block away, then on to a friend's house. She never made it to either location.
Multiple witnesses told authorities that it was uncharacteristic for Hailey to be gone for long periods of time without checking in with her mother.
Law enforcement officials detailed what Hailey left behind at her home: cash, a toothbrush, hairbrush, contact solution, a new MP3 player and a jacket that friends say she would not have left home without.
The weather was cold outside, but Adkins said he last saw Hailey leaving without the jacket and the personal items.
Officials report that Hailey was well-familiar with the area and that it can be determined that she would not have gotten lost going to houses a few blocks away. No witnesses reported seeing Hailey walking on the date she was reported to have left her residence.
At one point during the polygraph examination of Adkins, he was asked whom investigators should look at, and officials said Adkins responded by saying both of us, referring to himself and Billie Dunn.
One inconsistency in Adkins' statements involved his employment on Dec. 27. Adkins told investigators that he was fired that day, but authorities contacted the employer, who said that Adkins was a good employee and that he hadn?t been fired.
Nevertheless, Adkins left his place of employment at 6:10 a.m. on the morning of Dec. 27 and told investigators that he went straight to his mother's house in Big Spring. However, cell phone records indicate that Adkins' cell phone was in contact with cell towers in the Colorado City area from 6:35 a.m. until 6:56 a.m., during the time when he said he was traveling to Big Spring.
Billie Dunn left for work at 6:20 a.m. on Dec. 27, and authorities said her cell phone was also in contact with the same cell tower during the same time period.