06-05-2014, 12:33 PM #1
MO - Christopher Cray, 23, Jefferson City, 20 May 2014
Jefferson City police search for missing man
Christopher Cray, 23, has been missing 16 days. He was driving a white Ford Crown Victoria and might have been with several other people. Police found his car a few days later, but at this point they still don't know his whereabouts.
06-25-2014, 10:38 AM #2
Cadaver dogs search for missing Jefferson City man
JEFFERSON CITY --Jefferson City Police said they are following significant investigative leads in the disappearance of Christopher Cray, 23. Captain Doug Shoemaker with the Jefferson City Police Department confirms Cray's disappearance is suspicious in nature. The department is utilizing other resourcces (sic) outside of the agency which have helped in confirming some of those leads. The car was found abandoned on May 26th in Jefferson City.
06-25-2014, 04:54 PM #3
Man charged with hiding body
According to court records on or about May 22, two days after Cray was last seen, Moore-Duncan hid a body.No temptation has overtaken you except what is common to mankind. And God is faithful; he will not let you be tempted beyond what you can bear. But when you are tempted, he will also provide a way out so that you can endure it. - 1 Corinthians 10:13 (NIV)
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06-25-2014, 04:56 PM #4
06-25-2014, 05:43 PM #5
I don't think they know where yet
Jefferson City police arrested two men in connection with a missing persons case.
Police still looking for Jefferson City man
Police search for missing man, Christopher Cray
Adam Moore-Duncan was arrested and charged Wednesday with tampering with evidence in the case of 23-year-old Christopher Cray, who was last seen on May 20 near the Schnucks on Missouri Boulevard. Moore-Duncan's bond was set at $150,000.
25-year-old Richard Love was arrested and charged last week with tampering with a witness. According to court documents, Love sent a text message to a witness in the disappearance and homicide of Christopher Cray. The text said the witness was going to die like the first "rat." The text read, "u rat u gon die like the first rat did in a mousetrap."
In the court documents, a Jefferson City Police officer said the text message was meant to scare the witness from cooperating with the police during the investigation. Police said the investigation has revealed Christopher Cray was accused with cooperating with the police and causing the arrest of an individual associate with Richard Love.
06-27-2014, 12:15 AM #6
Jefferson City police are searching the local landfill in their investigation into the disappearance of Christopher Cray.
Police officially confirmed in a news release Thursday night that they have been "working with Allied Waste to pursue leads at their landfill site that may reveal more information" about the disappearance of the 23-year-old Jefferson City man. The landfill is located at 5605 Moreau River Access Road in the eastern part of the city.
"We are not ruling out other potential locations for future searches, nor are we focusing solely on any one single source of information," JCPD Capt. Doug Shoemaker stated in the release.
06-27-2014, 01:05 PM #7
The investigation into the disappearance of Jefferson City resident Christopher Cray is focused on the city's landfill at this time, according to a police spokesman.
Captain Doug Shoemaker said investigators consider the entire landfill a crime scene.
Cadaver dogs have been aiding searchers, who have recovered "several items" related to the case at the landfill. Shoemaker would not say what those items are.
06-27-2014, 03:43 PM #8
Cray’s relatives have said it was unlike him to cut off contact, noting he had missed his birthday and the birth of his child.
06-28-2014, 10:59 AM #9
Jefferson City landfill search for Christopher Cray continues
JEFFERSON CITY, MO --Jefferson City Police say their search at the Jefferson City landfill for Christopher Cray or clues to his whereabouts is continuing Saturday.
06-30-2014, 08:54 PM #10
Witness describes last time seeing missing man
Christopher Cray stayed at witness' home just before disappearing May 20th.
Investigators are still searching a Jefferson City landfill for the body of a man who has been missing since last month. Last week, Richard Love was arrested for sending a threatening text message to a witness who saw Christopher Cray hours before his disappearance. Erin Starke told ABC 17 News Cray and his fiance and kids spent the night at her home on the night of May 20th. Police said Cray was last seen at Schnuck's, but Starke said right before he went to the store he was at her house.
07-01-2014, 09:07 AM #11
Starke said she filed an affidavit Monday saying her and Richard Love, one of the key suspects in the homicide case, were in a relationship at the time of the arrest.
She said prior to him being arrested, he did apologize for his threatening text messages, which police cite as the reason for his arrest.
Jefferson City Police said they will continue to search the landfill regardless of the weather conditions.
07-01-2014, 07:21 PM #12
Police issued a press release Tuesday afternoon saying, "Based on investigative efforts and information received over the course of this investigation along with further intelligence obtained over the past several days during our search of the Allied Waste landfill, the Jefferson City Police Department is currently ruling this investigation a homicide investigation until such time as we can gain evidence to the contrary.
The release went on to say ,"While we were initially and still some degree optimistic that we would find Mr. Cray safe, all evidence and testimony leads us to believe that those chances are increasingly slim."
07-04-2014, 12:58 PM #13
According to court documents filed last Thursday and released Tuesday, Moore-Duncan and another suspect took a trash bin from a home on 403 Boonville Road and were seen on surveillance video at the landfill two days after Cray went missing, on the morning of May 22.
The probable cause statement said the body was placed in a blue trash bin and was disposed of at the customer self-serve drop off at the landfill. The investigation revealed that trash bin was reported missing from 403 Boonville Road.
The other suspect who went to the landfill with Moore-Duncan claimed they didn't know there was a body in the trash bin.
07-18-2014, 02:41 PM #14
Jefferson City Police confirm there is a third person involved in the homicide investigation of Christopher Cray.
Captain Shoemaker would not comment on the identity of the third person.
08-10-2014, 12:12 AM #15
Jefferson City Police say they are ending the search for the body of Christopher Cray at the Allied Waste Landfill...
In a press release, the department says it will be sending in evidence found at the landfill for testing, but would not disclose what that evidence is because it's an ongoing investigation.
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