A Texas mom of three has gone lacking after telling her husband she was going to get meals – and her automotive was discovered a whole lot of miles away in New Orleans along with her belongings nonetheless inside.
Michelle Reynolds, 48, a instructor at Fairview Junior Excessive in Alvin, close to Houston, was reported lacking by her husband Thursday after she left residence in her Lexus RX300, KHOU reported.
“She mentioned that she was going to get one thing to eat and he or she by no means returned,” Michael Reynolds advised the station.
The husband mentioned he tracked the posh SUV in New Orleans – virtually 600 miles away — two days later utilizing its geo-location machine.
“We had been in a position to unlock the automotive and located that her private gadgets had been nonetheless within the automobile however she was not within the automobile,” Michael advised KHOU. “Her cellphone has not been used. Her cellphone was within the automotive. Her cellphone did have cost however it was turned off.”
In the meantime, surveillance video has emerged of the lacking lady, who was noticed on Friday, Fox 26 Houston reported.
“We did get surveillance of her really parking her automotive on Saint Peters Road at 12:01 p.m. Friday afternoon after which form of what course she was strolling,” Tim Miller with search-and-rescue group Texas EquuSearch advised the information outlet.
“Saint Peters Road is fairly near the Mississippi River,” he added.
The nonprofit group dispatched a helicopter to seek for Reynolds alongside the banks of Mississippi, Miller mentioned.
“To start with we had been questioning, ‘Was she carjacked? Is one thing else taking place?’ Till we acquired that surveillance and sure, she parked at 12:01 p.m., acquired out of her automotive, and began strolling. So we all know now that foul play didn’t occur from level A to level B,” Miller advised the outlet.
“Hopefully, she’s confused, and he or she’s wandering round over there and any person’s going to see her, and we’re going to get her again secure. That’s actually the objective,” he added.
The mother’s children and college students haven’t dealt with her disappearance properly, in line with KHOU.
“I’m heading again to Houston now as a result of I’ve three youngsters. My daughter is having a very robust time and so is my 13-year-old daughter and my 11-year-old son as properly,” Michael advised the outlet.
“Please be looking out for Michelle. We love her and miss her dearly. We’re doing all the things we will to carry her residence secure,” he added.
In an announcement, the Alvin college district mentioned it has been helping the household.
“We had been made conscious that considered one of our staff, Michelle Reynolds, has not been heard from since Thursday afternoon. Alvin ISD has reached out to the Reynolds household and has been helping the household throughout this troublesome time,” it added.
The New Orleans Police Division advised WAFB that it had no details about the investigation.
The Brazoria County Sheriff’s Workplace mentioned there’s an lively lacking individual case open and requested anybody with info to name 979-864-2392.