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Missing : Maura Murray On 2-9-2004

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on October 9, 2020 at 4:20 AM Comments comments (0)

10-9-2020


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MM--061


 

Recorded October 6, 2020

Archived October 6, 2020

 



Missing Maura Murray, how a father remembers his youngest daughter years after her mysterious disappearance...


 

Julie Murray sits down with her father, Fred Murray, to discuss his youngest daughter, Maura Murray, who mysteriously disappeared without a trace in 2004...


This is the first time Julie has interviewed Fred publicly...


 

The mysterious circumstances surrounding Maura’s disappearance has attracted an enormous following making her case one of the most well known missing persons cases in the world...


Learn more at www.mauramurraymissing.org.



https://archive.storycorps.org/interviews/missing-maura-murray-how-a-father-remembers-his-youngest-daughter-years-after-her-mysterious-disappearance/


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Up-Date Of Missing : Denise Pflum

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on October 8, 2020 at 8:45 PM Comments comments (0)

10-8-2020


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DDP--017


13 News WTHR

Author: Kevin Rader


Published: 4:54 PM EDT September 7, 2018

Updated: 3:56 AM EDT September 10, 2018


Possible human remains found in Fayette County renews interest in missing person case..


It's been 32 years since Denise Pflum disappeared...but the search for the 18-year-old high school senior continues.


https://www.wthr.com/article/news/local/possible-human-remains-found-fayette-county-renews-interest-missing-person-case/531-81b16efd-c356-4419-9b6c-bde511480e1d


CONNERSVILLE, Ind. (WTHR) - It's been 32 years since Denise Pflum disappeared...but the search for the 18-year-old high school senior continues.


Search dogs have detected something in Forth pond on the Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary property.


Investigators are in the process of draining the pond located south of Connersville in Fayette County to see if they have a lead..


"The dogs are indicating possibility. No assurance that it's her or anything is there but I feel it's our burden to follow up on it."


The case has haunted the community and been a great mystery of Fayette county and I think it has been the burden of our Sheriff’s Department. It's our investigation," he told WTHR.


Sheriff Laughlin says it could take up to three weeks before they are able to determine if they have a new lead in this case.


It as been a heartbreaking mystery since 1986. Whatever happened to Denise Pflum?


Fayette County Sheriff Joey Laughlin was seven years old when she went missing. He has now been Sheriff for four years.


They borrowed search dogs from Homeland Security that search several locations but they detected something on pond number four along Columbia Road near 400 South at the Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary.


"We brought out two more dogs two days later and those dogs hit as well. We began efforts to drain the pond and study the contents," he explained.


Laughlin says he remembers this case like it was yesterday.


"Denise Pflum was an 18-year-old high school senior. Had went to a party Thursday night and the next day was Good Friday.


Forget her purse at the party so told her family she was going back out to the property to get her purse," he remembered.


They would never see or hear from her again.


"There have been rumors and a myriad of things they talk about over the years. Our interest is to bring closure to the family," he continued.


The search area is a good half mile of this road and hard to access especially with the current wet conditions.


Because of the current weather it could be up to three weeks before there is any word about whether this is a true lead at the Mary Gray Bird Sanctuary in rural Fayette County but for now it's all residents have since 1986.


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13 News WTHR

Author: Matt McCutcheon


Published: 7:38 PM EDT September 28, 2020

Updated: 4:07 AM EDT September 29, 2020


Suspect in 1986 Cold Case Dies Months After Confession


The murder of Denise Pflum finally appeared to have a major lead with an arrest in July, but suspect Shawn McClung passed away on Sept. 26 before trial.


https://www.wthr.com/article/news/crime/denise-pflum-murder-suspect-shawn-mcclung-dies/531-163054ee-db45-49ac-abdf-afc39c54af10


CONNERSVILLE, Ind. — It has been called the biggest mystery of Fayette County: what happened to Denise Pflum?


The case has haunted the community since 1986.


In March of that year, the star athlete and scholar disappeared without a trace.


The case finally appeared to have a major lead with an arrest this past July, but the suspect passed away on Sept. 26 before a trial or plea deal.


“This is my favorite picture of her; it’s just a crowd picture,” Pflum's mom, Judy, said in a previous WTHR interview.


It’s the pictures and memories that help the family of Denise Pflum pull through another setback. In a previous interview in their living room, they showed her works of art that surround them.


“It allows her to be with us,” her father, David, said.


Denise, who was 18 when she was killed, hasn’t been physically with them in 34 years, leaving her family with only memories and questions.


In July, her ex-boyfriend, 56-year-old Shawn McClung, was arrested and charged with voluntary manslaughter.


“He was arrested on separate charges on defrauding a financial institution and check deception.


He had a warrant for his arrest, so he was incarcerated, and we took the opportunity to speak to him about the case again,” said Fayette County Sheriff Joey Laughlin.


Detectives say he confessed, possibly because he was terminally ill.


Denise’s parents were called in and actually faced the suspected killer.


“We were asked to come to the jail that day while he was being interviewed and try to persuade him to tell us the truth,” they said in a statement.


Detectives didn’t get a chance to fully question McClung in 1986 because he moved to Arizona shortly after Denise disappeared.


He returned to Connersville about four years ago.“He was a person that we had wanted to speak to in re-evaluating the case,” Laughlin said.


At a court appearance in early September, Denise’s mom remembered when she saw him: “His eyes were blank, like had no soul.


"McClung passed away Saturday after spending about a week at an Indianapolis hospital dealing with an undisclosed illness.


“We were very disappointed that he didn’t give us the information we wanted but are hopeful that his attorney may be authorized to reveal more information after his death,” the Pflum family said.


The community helped raise $100,000 for a reward to finally give the family closure.“Until we find Denise Pflum’s remains, this investigation stays open.


We want to give the family closure, and we have some things we’re going to continue to look into,” Laughlin said.


The lawyer representing McClung said he is working with the Fayette County prosecutor and sheriff’s department to release more information and evidence from McClung.


Laughlin and Det. Chad Blaes believe someone else knows what happened to Denise Pflum and continue investigating and asking for any tips.


The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department can be reached at 765-825-1110 if you have any information about the case.


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Missing : Denise Pflum Man Charged In Her 1986 Death

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on July 26, 2020 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)

7-26-2020


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DateLine NBC News


Man charged with manslaughter in death of Denise Pflum 34 years after she vanished from Connersville, Indiana in 1986..


https://www.nbcnews.com/dateline/man-charged-manslaughter-death-denise-pflum-34-years-after-she-n1233380


Mja started working on this case on 12-27-2001..


The case is posted on our web-site under : Mja Case Files : Case # DDP--017


But we were only involved in the search for her Remains & a one time suspect Serial Killer Larry D Hall who onced confessed to the Crime & then re-canted his confession..


We are thrilled that someone has finally been charged..


Our Thoughts & Prayers go out to her Family & Friends..


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MJA : PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT / PART : 15 / UPCOMING EPISODES

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on May 6, 2020 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)

5-6-2020


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Listen to your Host : Mark speak about the upcoming episodes that will be profiled on these podcasts..


You will find our Mja Podcast is alot different than others...


Slide-Show of Victims & Suspects & Locations / Narration / Music



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UkzttQR9Hes&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=85


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MJA PODCAST/EPISODE : 9 / PART : 4 / MISSING PERSONS / STATE BY STATE

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on May 6, 2020 at 2:40 AM Comments comments (1)

5-6-2020


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Listen to your Host : Mark & Co-Host : Miss Cali profile 14 Missing Person Cases State By State..



Three of the Cases are related to Serial Killers : Robert Hanson--Ted Bundy & Gary Ridgeway..So we spend some time speaking about Serial Killers..


A very interesting Show..



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=galjvP0GecE&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=28


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MJA NEWS SPOTS / PART : 17 / MISSING SARAH MAY KILGORE

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on April 7, 2020 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)

4-2-2020


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Listen to your Host : Mark & Co-Host Miss Cali



Who speaks to the Victims Mother : Gina Perry who has been living a Night-Mare since 10-9-2011 when her Daughter Sarah Kilgore came up Missing..



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWVTE1WJqxY&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=64


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MJA PODCAST/EPISODE :15/PART: 3 / 12 MISSING PERSON CASES

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on April 7, 2020 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)

3-30-2020



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Listen to your Host : Mark who Profiles 12 Missing Person Cases on this episode..



The Podcast Profiles 6 Missing Males & 6 Missing Females..



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6j8galrNpc&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=40



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MJA PODCASTS / NEW PROMO

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on March 20, 2020 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

3-11-2020



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Our Promo covers the different True Crime Series we do on this Podcast..



THE SERIES : MISSING PERSONS -- UNSOLVED CRIMES -- JOHN & JANE DOE'S -- SOLVED CASES -- MJA PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENTS -- MJA NEWS SPOTS -- CHILDREN WHO NEVER MADE IT HOME -- CASES STATE BY STATE -- CASES FROM THE DEEP FREEZER -- WELCOME TO SERIAL KILLER AVENUE -- THE UNSOLVED MURDERS OF COUPLES -- A TRUE CONSPIRACY -- HUMAN TRAFFICKING..



YOU CAN ALSO CAN CATCH OUR MJA PODCASTS ON : MJA WEB-SITE FACEBOOK TWITTER UNSOLVED MYSTERIES -- NOT RELATED TO THE SHOW



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AS39OWSHb2o&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=2&t=0s



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MJA PODCAST / DEEP INTO THE WOODS / EPISODE : 15 / PART : 2 / MISSING PERSONS

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on February 26, 2020 at 2:40 AM Comments comments (0)

2-26-2020



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Listen to your Host : Mark with Co-Host : Miss Cali & guest speaker Dan talk about 10 Missing Person Cases wondering if the Cases will ever be solved..



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YfvCpfi6Qjw&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=39 ;



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MJA PODCAST/EPISODE : 7 / PART : 3 / CHILDREN WHO NEVER MADE IT HOME

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on February 14, 2020 at 11:30 PM Comments comments (0)

2-14-2020




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Listen to your Host : Mark & your CO-Host : Miss Cali talk about these 8 Children Who Never Made It Home..




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n33R2dLYEqo&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=19&t=0s




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MJA PSA-14 / THE 16TH ANNIVERSARY & VIGIL FOR MISSING MAURA MURRAY

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on February 14, 2020 at 11:25 PM Comments comments (0)

2-13-2020



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Listen to your Host Mark speak about the reported facts of the Case of Missing Maura Murray..



Who Vanished WithOut A Trace after a one car accident on 2-9-2004 in Woodsville New Hampshire..



Here about the 16th Anniversary & Vigil for Missing Maura Murray ..



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pxBjTizfCW8&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=88&t=0s



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MJA PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT / PART : 13 / 2020 A NEW YEAR

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on January 12, 2020 at 10:25 PM Comments comments (0)

1-12-2020


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Listen to your Podcast Host : Mark speak about the up coming Operations for 2020 covering several Cases..


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LenSoP-WZiE&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=75&t=498s


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MJA 2019 OPERATIONS : PUBLIC RECORD FILES

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on January 12, 2020 at 10:20 PM Comments comments (0)

1-3-20


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The numbers below are our Public Record Files that Mja releases every year..


At this time Mja has 44 staff members but only 30 staff members are active at this time due to personal leaves..


At this time Mja is working on 102 cases covering 13 States..


All figures are work related for 2019 :


Mja E-Mails : 2,075,111


Phone Hours : 10,113


Research Hours : 108,119


Mja Postings on Web-Sites : 317


Mja Produced Mja Podcasts : 37


Mja Podcast Production Hours : 566


2019 Phone Staff Meetings One on One Hours : 1601


2019 Mja Webmaster Hours : 477


Hours of Travel : 290


Miles of Travel : 17,400


Search Man-Hours : 3,230


In 2019 Mja had " 350,238 " visitors at our web-site located at :


http://mja--inc--investigations.webs.com/


In 2019 Mja NY Staff Traveled to 5 States..


Those States were Vermont--New Hampshire - Florida --Indiana & Ohio...


3 Trips to New Hampshire


2 Trips to Vermont


2 Trips to Indiana


2 Trips to Ohio


1 Trip to Florida


In 2019 Mja IN Staff Traveled to 4 States...


Those States were Michigan -- Kentucky -- Illinois & Ohio


2 Trips to Michigan


2 Trips to Kentucky


2 Trips to Illinois


5 Trips to Ohio


MJA worked alot of area's in Indiana--Michigan--Ohio--Vermont & New Hampshire..


Mja Money Spent for 2019 to operate Mja : $ 13,598.00


The 30 active Mja staff members for 2019 averaged paying $ 450.00 for the year 2019 to carry out our work..


30 Members X $ 450.00 = ==== $ 13,500.00


The remaining 98 dollars came from our New York Office..


In 2019 Mja Spent : $ 13,598.00


In 2019 Mja made $ 15.00 selling items on our web-site at our Mja Gift Shop..


MJA NEVER CHARGES FOR OUR SERVICES..


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MJA PODCAST / EPISODE : 19 / PART : 1 THE ABDUCTIONS OF MAURA MURRAY & BRIANNA MAITLAND

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on December 27, 2019 at 6:55 PM Comments comments (0)

12-21-19


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Listen to your Host : Mark & your Co-Host : Miss Cali speak about the abductions of Maura Murray & Brianna Maitland..


Miss Murray was Abducted from Woodsville New Hampshire on 2-9-2004 & Miss Maitland was Abducted from Montgemery Vermont on 3-19-2004..


 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2cIhCfKmP8&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=42&t=261s&fbclid=IwAR3V6_ELL5Vt91EZ_hFe56ZUXug9lkeXwG1qeiRXsrbMPgJ8i0QXRvNwRsw


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MJA PODCAST / MJA NEWS SPOT / PART : 16 / MISSING PERSONS & UNSOLVED CRIMES & THE DOES

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on October 19, 2019 at 4:10 AM Comments comments (0)

10-18-19


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Listen to your Host : Mark talk about Missing Persons & Unsolved Crimes & The Doe's..


The satistic's are very alarming..


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dAARI2lWSfM&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=51


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MJA PODCAST / EPISODE : 16 / PART : 2 / THE PEORIA 7

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on October 19, 2019 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)

10-16-19


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Listen to your Host : Mark & c/o Host Miss Cali talk about these 7 Missing Women from Peoria Illinois..


There were also 3 Serial Killers working the same area's at the same time..


Many Investigators believe that the 3 Serial Killers are the ones that abducted the seven women..


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zf0sfvRZMyk&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=76&t=0s


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MJA PODCAST-EPISODE : 9 - PART : 3 / CASES STATE BY STATE

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on October 11, 2019 at 9:15 PM Comments comments (0)

10-8-19


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Listen to your Host Mark speak about these 16 Missing Person Cases..


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5q-B-YecSCw&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=23


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MJA PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT - PART : 12 / LAW-ENFORCEMENT & POLITIC'S & TRUST ISSUES

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on September 21, 2019 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)

9-19-19


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Listen to your Host : Mark speak about the Cases that should have been solved already..


The evidence is there..Its time for these Cases to be solved...

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E5aaeHR3aXw&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=60&t=0s


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MJA NEWS SPOT - PART : 15 / CASES FROM THE DEEP FREEZER THAT NEED ATTENTION

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on September 10, 2019 at 9:10 PM Comments comments (0)

9-10-19


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Cases From The Deep Freezer That Need Attention


Listen to your Host Mark speak about 10 cases that Mja has been working on that needs media coverage for these cold-cases...


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGgTGdBfzQo&list=PLSwy3Xf3aBiCay828-9_wI43UlKRFb1ps&index=45



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MJA : NEWS SPOT - PART : 13 / IN SEARCH OF MISSING MAURA MURRAY

Posted by mja--inc--investigations on July 6, 2019 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

7-4-19



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Listen to your Host Mark speak about the search in New Hampshire for 21 year old Maura Murray who has been Missing since 2-9-2004...



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G3BE_hH3H4c&t=9s



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