Police Searching for Missing Woman
By: CJ Cassidy
Risco, MO - The New Madrid County Major Case Squad takes on a bizarre case involving the disappearance of a Risco woman.
Police say 35-year-old Teresa Butler's husband reported her missing after he returned home from working an overnight shift at an Arkansas Steel MIll.
New Madrid County Sheriff Terry Stevens says
"He noticed a Playstation missing from inside the home and also the stereo missing from his jeep that he had left parked outside," Stevens says.
Investigators quickly strung up crime scene tape around the house, and searched the property on foot, as well as from air, by bringing in the Highway Patrol airplane.
Beth Bixler, one of
Bixler also says the
Police say they don't have any suspects, but they have not ruled out foul play.
They say they plan on being on the case, as long as it takes to come up with some answers.
If you have any information on Teresa Butler's whereabouts, please call the New Madrid County Sheriff's Department at (573) 748-2516, or the police nearest you.