IN IN - Marina Boelter, 18, Bloomfield, 31 December 2014

Family of missing Greene County teen seeking information on her disappearance
From more than 2,000 miles away, Ashley Boelter is desperately trying to find her husband’s 18-year-old sister, who disappeared from the Bloomfied IGA parking lot at 6 p.m. New Year’s Eve after working her shift at the grocery deli. Police are not saying much about Marina Boelter’s disappearance a week ago. Bloomfield Town Marshal Kenny Tharp did not return a call seeking information about the investigation, and Indiana State Police Sgt. Curt Durnil said his agency has not been called in to assist. In the meantime, the missing teen’s 32-year-old half brother, David Boelter, flew to Indiana Tuesday from Nevada to search. He was joined by the woman’s father, John Boelter, and her uncle, who live in Ohio, and two of their cousins. “They are canvassing the area, trying to talk to anyone who knew Marina, to find out more,” Ashley Boelter said. Ashley Boelter is feeling helpless.

Ashley Boelter said that from what she has learned, her sister-in-law was last seen walking across a gravel parking lot near the IGA, where she reportedly got into a car with a man. The information came from a former boyfriend of the missing woman. The sister-in-law claims that the ex-boyfriend said he talked to the missing woman and suggested she catch a ride with him, but instead, she left the area in a car with a man he did not recognize. “None of us believes that is what happened,” Ashley Boelter said. “I try not to, but my gut instinct and avid-criminal-show-watching brain is thinking that something bad may have happened to her.” Bloomfield IGA Manager Matt Williams said Boelter has worked at the store about six months, putting in 30 hours a week at the deli counter. He said his employees have been cooperating with police and answering questions, and that they spoke to David Boelter when he came to the store on Tuesday. The store has fliers on the door about Boelter’s disappearance. “We are hoping for the best,” he said. Marina Boelter had lived in Ohio with her father until about four years ago, her sister-in-law said, when she moved to Bloomfield to live with her mother, Tressie Palmer. The missing woman’s grandfather, Craven Palmer, lives in Greene County as well; neither could be reached on Tuesday. Marina Boelter has a 9-month-old son who was not living with his mother when she went missing.
How did Marina usually get home from work? Same question about getting to work.
Family of missing Greene County teen seeking information on her disappearance


The information came from a former boyfriend of the missing woman. The sister-in-law claims that the ex-boyfriend said he talked to the missing woman and suggested she catch a ride with him, but instead, she left the area in a car with a man he did not recognize. &#8220;None of us believes that is what happened,&#8221; Ashley Boelter said.



This is the part that is concerning me.
This does not sound good at all. Fight with ex boyfriend, and son in foster care? There must be some other circumstances involved here.

Kudos to her sister-in-law for getting the word out there on Marina going missing.
According to the FB page, the Indiana State Police have taken over the investigation. Hopefully, with their involvement and the family's steadfast determination to bring Marina home, there will be some resolution soon.
It's been almost a week since Marina Boelter was reported missing from Bloomfield. Although the community is concerned, few details have been released regarding her disappearance and law enforcement efforts to find her, but officials say this case is a priority and they are working every tip and lead they get.

On Tuesday, Greene County Prosecutor Jarrod Holtsclaw said his office is actively involved in the investigation along with the Bloomfield Police Department and investigators from the Indiana State Police.

"We're working round the clock on this case since we first learned of her disappearance," said Holtsclaw.
I'm not sure why her son was in foster care. There's been no mention of it on the FB page. I can only guess being a teen mother, possibly without a lot of support, is very difficult. Maybe her son was in foster care until she could properly provide for him and her self. It has been stated that Marina had her own apartment which indicates to me she wasn't living with her mother (though she moved to Bloomfield to be close to her). There has been no mention of a roommate, either.

Another thing in the most recent article...
Marina's family said she had a conversation the day she went missing with a former assistant principal of hers and talked about how hard she was working and how happy her life was.

I believe Marina is not missing by her own choice. I hope the ISP is able to get some traction in this case and that they allow Texas Equusearch to work their magic. There are a lot of people out there that love Marina to the ends of the earth. I hope they can bring her home.
On the FB page, they have listed known facts regarding Marina and the circumstances surrounding her disappearance. here are some that we haven't read about until now...

There is no video surveillance at the IAG nor in the mini mall where she was last visually seen.

She had been accepted to college and was looking forward to future plans.

She carried a Samsung Galaxy III with Straight Talk Wireless and received a call at 6:00pm the night she disappeared (12/31/14). The phone either died or was turned off because all calls since she was reported missing have gone to voicemail.

Please visit for the entire document.
She originally lived with her father in Hamilton, Ohio. Marina went to school in Hamilton through her eighth grade year, then moved with her mother in Bloomfield.

The Cincinnati Chapter of Texas Equusearch is on standby to help. Members said they were ready, able and willing to help in the search if investigators give them the OK.

Indiana State Police will be taking the investigation starting on Thursday.
Does this have something to do with this case?

copied and pasted from another post on page 1:

A clothing description has been issued. Marina was wearing...

a pair of denim jeans with bling on the back pockets, a dark "navy" pea coat and her purse has a picture of the Philadelphia "LOVE" statue on it.

Ashley, Marina's sister-in-law, said that Marina had a "very bad relationship" with the father of her son. In fact, a paternity case had been filed in Greene County Circuit court in December.

While no formal searches have been organized, Boelter's brothers, father, uncles and others are "on the ground" doing what they can to find out what happened to Marina, the mother of 9-month-old Landen.

The Bloomfield Police initially handled the investigation, with assistance from other area agencies. Ashley said the family has contacted search-and-rescue organizations that have offered to come in to do a ground search, but without the permission of the police agencies, those organizations will not begin a search.

The teenager did not live with the child's father. In fact, Marina been on her own for some time. After living in Greene County as a child, she went to live with her father in Ohio, staying there into her teenage years before moving back to Greene County to be near her mother and grandfather. The teenager had earned a GED, was working, and made regular visits with her son, who had been placed in foster care. The foster family also reported that Marina missed a scheduled visitation with her son, which was another red flag for Marina's family.

The recent photo of Marina holding Landen shows them both smiling and healthy. "She had just seen him," Ashley said, "That photo is from her last visitation with him."
Not allowing search teams as of yet.... I think LE knows something. JMO
I have a feeling she may have been making some poor choices prior to becoming a mom. Due to those choices, her son ended up in foster care. Maybe somebody she use to associate with has a problem. Or, since paternity was just filed, maybe her and her ex were fighting about money issues. That talent page creeps me out a but too. She definitely has that young and innocent, but not, look going on. IDK. Definitely don't get the feeling that she's left on her own free will. Praying they find her safe, soon.

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