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    WV - Mary Friend, 45, & mom Marcus M Stalnaker, 69, 1 Dec 1999 - *multiple arrests*

    COLD CASE: Police won't give up on women who went missing in 1999

    It's been more than seven years since Mary Friend and her mother, Marcus Maxine Stalnaker, vanished after setting out on a shopping trip.

    Friend, 46, and her mother, 69, vanished Dec. 1, 1999. Friend's 1987 silver-gray Chevrolet Celebrity was found five days later along U.S. 19 in Gore, but there was no sign of foul play, and no helpful evidence was recovered.

    he women lived in Jane Lew with Friend's husband, Kevin, who was out of town at the time they vanished. Police said there were no signs of violence or intruders at the couple's home.

    The women's belongings also remained at the house, so there was nothing to indicate they packed and left voluntarily.


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    http://www.wboy.com/story.cfm?func=v...&storyid=56364

    A man related to two Lewis County women missing since 1999 is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest in their disappearance.


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    http://www.wvgazette.com/News/200904130053

    Hildebrand says family members had lost contact with the women after his mother died in 1989. He says Stalnaker is his mother's sister.

    Hildebrand says family members learned of the women's disappearance while researching their genealogy.


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    Family of missing W.Va. women press investigators

    http://www.dailymail.com/News/statenews/201008230247

    Monday August 23, 2010
    by The Associated Press

    ELKINS, W.Va. -- The family of two women who have been missing since leaving for a Christmas shopping trip more than a decade ago are demanding action from police investigators.


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    The unsolved mystery of the two missing Lewis County, West Virginia women

    J. Maropoulakis Denney
    , Clarksburg Conservative Examiner
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    It was just over ten years ago, on Wednesday, December 1, 1999 that 45 year old Mary Friend and her mother, 69 year old Maxine Stalnaker were last seen or heard from. Mary was scheduled to work the following morning at her job at an area dry cleaners, but she never showed up. Maxine, Mary and Mary's husband Kevin Friend lived together on Jesse's Run Road near the small rural town of Jane Lew in Lewis County, West Virginia at Maxine's residence.

    The late afternoon of Wednesday, December 1st, 1999 started off with Mary Friend and her mother Maxine Stalnaker driving from their Jesse's Run residence into Jane Lew in Mary's 1987 Chevy station wagon. In part, the purpose of the trip was to pick up Pam Pugh, a sister of Mary's, and then drive to the Joseph Metz residence to have two used tires put on the vehicle. Pam and Mary dropped their mother Maxine off at the Sheetz store at the Jane Lew exit of I-79 (exit 105), where Maxine was picked up by her son Ted Harrison to go shopping, then Mary and Pam proceeded to the Metz residence near the Stonewall Jackson Lake/Stonecoal Lake area to get the tires


    Continue reading on Examiner.com The unsolved mystery of the two missing Lewis County, West Virginia women - Clarksburg Conservative | Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/conservative...#ixzz1a9PfulYr
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    Snipped from article above;


    One source did report that a bloody cloth was removed from the scene inside the residence at Jesse's Run by a family member before the police arrived on Saturday December 4th. In addition, Maxine's young pet Doberman was found dead under the house, and the police have not provided any explanation as to how the animal died


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    It is reported that Joseph Metz submitted to a polygraph test and did not fare well on it. Rumors have been circulating about one family member allegedly conducting some illegal activities for a local business owner, and that Mary Friend threatened to expose this. Authorities have not been able to confirm any of this

    http://www.examiner.com/conservative...virginia-women
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    Lots of info in that article, moreso than any others that I've seen.

    But... what the heck does Ralph have to do with them? That's what I want to know.
    Photos from various cases (click on left-column names on the main photobucket page...they are in alphabetical order) http://s296.photobucket.com/albums/mm166/crankycrankerson/

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    Quote Originally Posted by AmandaReckonwith View Post
    Lots of info in that article, moreso than any others that I've seen.

    But... what the heck does Ralph have to do with them? That's what I want to know.
    RL is the grandson of Marcus Maxine and the nephew of Mary. I think his mother is Maxine's daughter. Can't find her name or any of her children's names except Mary.

    Mary had a son named Eric Metz that failed a polygraph and was a POI. Very violent character - don't know if he's still in prison.

    He and RL are very close in age.

    Connect the dots.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Paulette View Post
    RL is the grandson of Marcus Maxine and the nephew of Mary. I think his mother is Maxine's daughter. Can't find her name or any of her children's names except Mary.

    Mary had a son named Eric Metz that failed a polygraph and was a POI. Very violent character - don't know if he's still in prison.

    He and RL are very close in age.

    Connect the dots.
    Marcus Maxine had a son Ted, and two daughters Mary and Pam. (she might have had more but those are the only ones I'm aware of)
    Pam's son is RL.
    A parole review date is set for July 21, 2012 for Fred Howard Coffey.

    Coffey was convicted of the murder of 10 yr old Amanda Marie Ray, NC. He admitted to molesting 300 children.

    Please write a letter on behalf of Amanda.

    Suspect in the murders of:
    5 yr old Neely Smith, NC
    14 yr old Kathy Lynn Beatty, MD
    8 yr old Travis Shane King, VA

    Possibly connected to the disappearances of:
    14 Yr old Tracy Anne King, PA
    11 yr old Sheila and 13 yr old Katherine Lyons, MD
    15 yr old Carolyn Majane, NJ



    Write to:
    Chairman Charles L. Mann Sr.
    NC Post Release Supervision & Parole Commission
    P.O. Box 29540
    Raleigh, NC 27626-0540
    RE: Fred Howard Coffey, DOC# 0081135
    or send an email to parole@doc.state.nc.us
    http://justice4amanda.tripod.com/


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    So...Mary's son, referred to in the article as Joseph Metz, whose given name is Eric J. Metz was the one that she & Pam went to his house to get the tires changed?

    http://www.examiner.com/conservative...virginia-women


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    Arrest

    http://arre.st/WV-1005079302



    Mary Friend's son, who is Maxine Stalnaker's grandson has been arrested for their murders.



    Police believe Metz and another suspect killed both women because they possessed a tablet that contained incriminating evidence against The Wilderness Plantation. Metz was an employee at that club and restaurant at the time. Police think there was a plan to get the women to Jesse's Run Road where they swiped the tablet and then carried out the killings.
    http://www.wdtv.com/wdtv.cfm?func=vi...Cold-Case11865
    Just my opinion.

    Be thankful for each day. Live in the moment.


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    Quote Originally Posted by No Stone Unturned View Post
    http://arre.st/WV-1005079302



    Mary Friend's son, who is Maxine Stalnaker's grandson has been arrested for their murders.





    http://www.wdtv.com/wdtv.cfm?func=vi...Cold-Case11865
    OMG, I'm gobsmacked! So...who is the other suspect? I hope it's RL.


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    Oh me too Paulette.

    The big question is-- what evidence does LE have to arrest Metz? There is a press conference today at 1 p.m. Not sure if it is televised.
    Just my opinion.

    Be thankful for each day. Live in the moment.


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