Search for Stacy Peterson goes quiet
Authorities have yet to resume search at Jubilee College park
By MATT BUEDEL (mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org)
Posted Jun 15, 2010 @ 08:24 PM
DUNLAP — After a flurry of activity in a tract of Peoria County forest briefly intensified the investigation into the disappearance of Stacy Peterson, the case has turned, publicly, all but silent once more.
Authorities have not returned to a secluded site off West Grange Hall Road near Jubilee College State Park since police and an anthropologist carefully sifted soil where an informant tipped them the woman’s body might be buried.
The search quietly began the morning of June 4 but gained national media exposure the next day, when it was abruptly halted with little explanation. Illinois State Police have said a search of the property would resume, though no timetable for a return to the land has been revealed.
Peoria County Sheriff Mike McCoy said Tuesday his department still is awaiting word from the lead investigators on the case.
“The Will County State’s Attorney’s Office and Illinois State Police District 3 said that when they return, they would contact us before they came,” he said. “At this time, we’re protecting the site, waiting to assist them when they return.”
A couple of new docs were filed by Peterson/Maksym on Monday concerning the Chase HELOC suit:
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