Grobe Search Continues
By: CJ Cassidy
Poplar Bluff, MO - A
s investigators continue draining a sewage pond near the home of
new details continue to surface about her disappearance.
ou'll recall Grobe disappeared in
he was 74
old at the time.
massive search at the time, turned up nothing
but the dog she disappeared with returned home a few days later.
obbs doesn't want any stone left unturned.
e've initiated several tests trying to eliminate people who have been involved questioned
hus far we've only run into one individual we can't seem to eliminate
The Sheriff wouldn't say if the person is a family member, but he does say he is a local from Poplar Bluff.
also believes the pond might explain why
robe's dog returned days after she disappeared
looking as if she'd been freshly bathed.
f the dog followed
robe to a certain location such as this pond
there would be trace evidence like mud and algae on the dog that could tell
story of where to find her and someone may not have wanted that story told
," he says.
robe's family in
luff agree draining the pond may not be a bad idea
but they think she's still alive.
o family members posted petitions at area businesses asking for support from their community and congressional leaders.
e just want to let people know she's still gone
as far as we know there aren't any new leads
," Tara Walker, Grobe's granddaughter says.
usiness owners we talked to say they're glad to help.
f that was my mother
'd want to know
she was missing or alive
," Terry Mizell at Frosty's Drive In says.
heriff says he's not worried about the family's objections
he'll just focus on the task at hand.
e feel we have sufficient means and persons to take care of the investigation
," he says.
amily members in
luff say they have no problems being interrogated as long as their family members in
ouis are questioned as well.
obbs says that's already been done.
crews will be back at the pond to rake through the bottom