2 months since Alexis Murphy's disappearance, family holds on to - WSLS 10 NBC in Roanoke/Lynchburg Va

2 months since Alexis Murphy's disappearance, family holds on to hope

Posted: Updated:

Thursday marks two months since 17-year-old Alexis Murphy went missing.

Her family talked to WSLS and says they are holding on to hope.

"I've been keeping my faith my strength and my hope and that's what's been getting me through and I pray every night," Laura Murphy, Alexis' mother says.

It's a case WSLS has followed closely. Here is a recap of what we know so far:

  • August 3rd, 17-year old was last seen on surveillance video at a gas station at the Liberty gas station in Lovingston on Saturday August 3rd.
  • Her car was then found at a movie theater parking lot in Albermarle County.
  • Sincere her disappearance, the Nelson County Sheriff's Office and the FBI- have sent out multiple search and rescue teams.
  • August 11th. 48-year-old Randy Taylor was arrested and charged with abduction, in relation to Murphy's disappearance.
  • September 24th, a grand jury finds enough probably ac se to indict Taylor on an abduction charge.
  • Murphy will be in court October 23rd to find out a trail date.

"I've been keeping my faith my strength and my hope and that's what's been getting me through and I pray every night," Laura Murphy, Alexis' mother says.

The Murphy and Harrington families will be at the Lovingston Café at 2 p.m. tomorrow for the 'On the Road to Remember' tour.

The event is aimed at encouraging awareness about all missing persons nationwide.

Powered by WorldNow

WSLS 10, P.O. Box 10
Roanoke, VA 24022-0010

Telephone: 540.981.9110
Fax: 540.343.3157
Email: news@wsls.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.