Monday, March 3, 2014

Myra Lewis Now Called Abduction

Police are now saying that 2 year old Myra Lewis was abducted from either her home or near her home while the mother was at the store, and the father was home, inside watching an infant.

In any case in which a child goes missing under a parent's watch, substance abuse is always investigated.

Also in these cases, known sex offenders are interviewed, just as relatives and friends are.

Police have searched the area and have not found little Myra, concluding that she did not wander off and had to be moved.

Anyone with information about Lewis' whereabouts is asked to call 855-642-5378.

24 comments:

Anonymous said...

Was the door left open? Is the father the biological father?so many questions :( I pray she's found safe and well.

Lemon said...
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Nanna Frances said...

She was last seen at 10:00 AM and reported missing at 4:00 PM. Valuable time was lost before the search started if this was an abduction.

Anonymous said...





The first witness in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial testified Monday to hearing "blood-curdling" screams from a woman before she heard four gunshots on the night the double-amputee Olympian killed his girlfriend.

Michell Burger, who lives about 180 meters (196 yards) from Pistorius' house, said the screams woke her in the pre-dawn hours of Feb. 14 last year, when Pistorius killed Reeva Steenkamp by shooting four times through a toilet door.

Pistorius, 27, says he killed Steenkamp by mistake thinking she was a dangerous intruder. Prosecutors, however, say the world-famous athlete shot his girlfriend after a fight. As soon as the trial started they used Burger's testimony to hint at a loud argument before the fatal shots.

Burger's evidence contradicts Pistorius' version of events because the runner said he thought Steenkamp was in bed and did not describe any woman screaming.



Burger said: "She screamed terribly and she yelled for help" and testified that she also heard a man shout for help before the shots were fired.

Pistorius' lawyer, Barry Roux, opened his cross-examination by asking Burger if she thought Pistorius was a liar.. She didn't directly answer that but questioned Pistorius' version.


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Sus said...

I do not feel good about little Myra Lewis, and it's more about what's not being said.

LE declared this is an abduction, seemingly based upon not finding Myra in a surrounding four-mile search. How do they know that they didn't miss such a small child in their search?

Ok, maybe a neighbor or a parent saw something LE is not releasing. After all, there is an Amber Alert. But then wouldn't they give some identifying info on a car or suspected abductor?

Something is not being said and that scares me for Myra.

JoAnn said...

The Amber Alert for Myra gives no info other than the child's age, description, time & location last seen (11 a.m.) and that she is believed to be in imminent danger. No information about a suspect or vehicle.

Anonymous said...

Family members said in a press conference Monday that they think Myra has been kidnapped, but Tucker said that so far all officials know is that Myra is gone.

“It was reported as a missing child, she was reported as having wandered off. We haven’t been able to corroborate anything except that Myra is still missing,” Tucker said. “Until we can prove or disprove one theory or another, we’ve still got to consider every possibility. She may have wandered off, she may have been abducted, we just don’t know at this point. We don’t have any physical evidence to lead us in any certain direction other than that.”

http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20140303/NEWS/303030035/Search-continues-Madison-County-toddler-missing-since-Saturday

elf said...

Maybe they aren't releasing the suspect info yet, part of the criteria for an amber alert, because of what happened with Hailey Owens in Springfield Mo? My bf thinks the suspect in haileys abduction and murder heard/saw the amber alert and that's why he killed poor little Hailey so quick. Cause he got scared.

ima.grandma said...

I agree with elf's boyfriend. The Amber Alert system is still fairly new in relation to laws on the book. I fear the loss of another child, especially one so young.

Red Ryder said...

We’ve foot-searched every inch of the four square miles around this home. What we need are persons that may know the family or have contact with the family that may have knowledge of Myra’s whereabouts,” he said. “We need them to call the sheriff’s department, however insignificant they feel the information may be. It may be that piece that we need that can put everything together for us. I would urge them to call and give us that information.”
From the Clarion Ledger article too. LE is calling her disappearance an abduction, then saying they don't know what happened. It sounds like they think there is a link to someone in the family, who knows someone etc..not saying the parents are responsible. Again, this brings me to the moms comment about not worrying about charges, do they have a suspicion? Surely they would have checked it by now. It has been so long and it is so cold out. That poor little girl:(
Where could she be?

Anonymous said...


“Just bring my baby home that's all I ask bring my baby home” said a heartbroken Gregory Lewis, begging for the safe return of his little daughter.

Lewis spoke as a group of searchers spent a third day combing a thick wooded area near the girl's rural home in the Camden community, where she vanished from Saturday morning between 10:30 and 11 o'clock.

Her family, including aunt, Metsadah Alexander, believes Myra was kidnapped.

"We feel that Myra's in someone's hand right now. We pray they will have the compassion and love to release her whether they take her to the police dept., Wal-mart wherever you need to take her to so she can be home and come home to her family safe and sound," she said.

Since a thorough search this weekend of a four square mile area around Myra’s home turned up nothing, the sheriff’s department thinks foul play could be behind her disappearance.

And there’s a four and a half hour period Saturday when no one knew Myra had vanished. Her mom thought she was home with her dad, while he thought she left with her.

“Do you believe anyone in the family had anything to do with it? I asked Miss. Alexander. “No not at all. I know that is routine and I can understand it being routine especially in today's society, but I know my brother, I know my sister- in-law. They love their children. They love their children,” she answered.

Earlier, the family gathered behind closed doors in Jackson for a prayer vigil Monday.

http://www.wjtv.com/story/24875784/missing-madison-county-toddler-may-have-been-abducted

Sus said...

I keep coming back to the mother saying, "I was leaving..." Now I read she thought the father had Myra and he thought Myra went with the mother.

"Was leaving" insinuates something stopped her.

Anonymous said...

Maybe this is a stupid question, but if Myra was outside playing with other kids, which I think the article said, can they not ask the other kids if Myra wandered off or if they saw someone take her?


Myra's mother said in response to being asked if someone in the family may have been involved in Myra's disappearance:

“No not at all. I know that is routine and I can understand it being routine especially in today's society, but I know my brother, I know my sister- in-law. They love their children. They love their children,” she answered.

"at all"--sensitive

She does not say "they would not have done that" She says 'they love their children" She also says it twice, making it sensitive.

"I was leaving"-- sensitivity surrounding that time period of "leaving"

She says she saw Myra go back inside the house as she "was leaving". One thing I notice and I wonder if it is sensitive is her saying she saw Myra "go back inside the house". Wouldn't a person normally just say "I saw her go in the house" rather than say "I saw her GO BACK INSIDE the house." My opinion is that this is sensitive information, meaning it makes me think that Myra never went outside the house enabling her to do the action of "go(ing) back inside. Why wouldn't the natural response be "I saw her go inside"
Anyway, this is just my opinion, not really sure if it is right or not.

john said...

Snipped:

“It was reported as a missing child, she was reported as having wandered off. We haven’t been able to corroborate anything except that Myra is still missing,” Tucker said. “Until we can prove or disprove one theory or another, we’ve still got to consider every possibility. She may have wandered off, she may have been abducted, we just don’t know at this point. We don’t have any physical evidence to lead us in any certain direction other than that.”

http://www.clarionledger.com/article/20140303/NEWS/303030035/

Sus said...

Some of the quotes you are attributing to the mother are in fact the aunt's. (Father's sister)

Anonymous said...

Oopa, sorry, you're right Sus.

I'll stick with the mother's comments then.

I agree with you on "was leaving" being sensitive. I think the sensitivity is in the time period and whether she actually performed the action of leaving.

I also believe her saying she "saw her GO BACK INSIDE" is sensitive. Since the father is saying that she was outside, and mother would know this at this point, it would much more natural to say "I had seen her go inside". I could be totally wrong, it just sounds wrong to my ear.

Sus said...

No reason to be sorry to me. Just wanted you to realize it.

Theresa said...

The mama is distancing herself from the scene by reporting she left as her first priority. Alibi building? I'd like to know what she bought, the time she paid, and how long she was gone for. Was she home when the baby was reported missing? Did dad just not realize the kid was gone until mama came home?

I can't imagine two parents not knowing for sure who was watching the child. I'd make triple sure the care provider knew I was leaving and that they were supposed to watch the kid. I hope the police interview the older kids...

Anonymous said...

There is something hinky about little Myra missing. Have the parents taken a lie detector test? Have the police talked to her older siblings? Have any neighbors seen her lately? I am not buying the parents' story at all.

john said...

Theresa said...
The mama is distancing herself from the scene by reporting she left as her first priority. Alibi building?

Hi Theresa,

The thing is, it was a Telepnone conversation and we only have the words of her Mother, was this said in the free edited stage?. We don't have the language of the reporter, or what questions were asked of her.

I still think we need more statements.

Red Ryder said...

"Just bring my baby home, that's all I ask. Just bring my baby home." Dad (While the subject is dead and the statement is alive I would just note that the Dad looked at the ground or off to the side the whole time. He did not meet the reporters eyes at all. He did not appear "broken up" as the reporter described. He came across as nervous and somewhat angry, clenching his jaw.)
Sister of Dad speaking "Just imagine the pain of a loved one being gone. We feel that Myra's in someone else's hands right now. And we pray that they will have the compassion and love to release her. Whether she, they take her to a police department or to a Wal-mart wherever you need to take her to so you can be home and come home to her family safe and sound."
Sister of Dad answering reporters question "Do you believe somebody in the family had anything to do with this?"
" No, not at all. I know that that's routine and I can understand it being routine especially in today's society. But I know my children, I know my brother, I know my sister- in-law. And you know they love their children. They love their children,” she answered.
I wonder if she has older children that were questioned? There were many family members present at this news interview. What was unexpected was no emotion, no calling/reaching out for Myra, the mom did not say anything but was there, I would not have guessed that she was the mom.
I have no link but read in another news piece that Myra has bronchitis and was being treated with breathing treatments.
On SA alone, one thing that stands out for me is the Aunt saying, we feel she is in someone else's hands right now. It is an odd phrase. I guess it is her way of saying not just missing but abducted. If this is an abduction, I think the family might have an idea who it is.

Red Ryder said...

http://www.wjtv.com/story/24875784/missing-madison-county-toddler-may-have-been-abducted

I forgot to include the video in case you want to watch it yourself.

Anonymous said...

These things upset. I know, by far, that I'm not the perfect parent, but I wish a lot of parents would be like me. I don't let my kids play outside without supervision of an adult, even if it's peeking at them every 30 seconds. And when I'm going out I make sure i tell whatever adult is in my home that I'm leaving and that the kids are staying. If I'm taking one, I clarify which one and make sure the other one is physically in the house with whomever is staying, be it dad, grandmas or grandpa. This poor child, I hope it's someone desperate to have a child who got her and will come to their senses and return her, vs a pervert or murderer. God hear our prayers please.