Investigation continues in search for Murray woman missing since 2018

Published: Apr. 1, 2019 at 10:19 PM CDT
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GRAVES COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - An active investigation continues into the disappearance of a Murray, KY woman out of Graves County.

Samantha Sperry was last seen in Symsonia-Kaler in 2018. Law enforcement believe that there are those that have knowledge of details surrounding her disappearance that may be afraid to come forward.

Sperry went missing in 2018 (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office)
Sperry went missing in 2018 (Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office)((Source: Graves County Sheriff's Office))

According to the sheriff’s office, on April 1, first responders and volunteers searched on horseback for the woman.

Crews also searched via ATVs. Crews participating in the search included the Graves, Calloway, and McCracken Sheriff’s Offices, detectives with the Kentucky State Police, Mayfield Police Department, Mayfield - Graves Co Fire, Graves Co. Rescue, Calloway County Rescue, and Graves Co. Office of Emergency Management.

According to Graves County Sheriff’s Office, Sperry left with a male subject on the evening of Tuesday, March 27. The man said he saw her on the morning of Wednesday, March 28 when they walked out of Kaler Bottoms area.

The Sheriff’s Office did receive information of a possible sighting of Sperry in Calloway County on Saturday, March 31, 2018. Sperry was allegedly in a white Chevrolet Camaro, possibly a late 1980′s to early 1990′s model and had a loud exhaust.

A number of law enforcement agencies have joined into the investigation as well as state and federal law enforcement agencies and officials, according to the Graves County Sheriff’s Office.

A $5,000 reward has been offered to anyone who can provide information which results in discovering Sperry's location or results in an arrest.

Rhen Hendrickson, who was reported missing with Sperry on Mar. 29, 2018 was found on Apr. 1, 2018.

Hendrickson walked up to a home on Tim Road. He was dehydrated and hypothermic and was transported to a local hospital for treatment of his injuries.

The Sheriff's Office would like to continue to ask for the public's help in finding Sperry. Again, Sperry is a white female who is 25 years of age. She is 5'6" and weighs about 125 pounds. Sperry has hazel eyes and blond hair. She was last seen wearing gray sweatpants and a hoodie. Sperry lives in Murray.

Anyone with any information on where Sperry might be located is asked to contact the Graves County Sheriff's Office at 270-247-4501 or contact your local law enforcement agency.

The Sheriff’s Office would like to stress that Sperry does not have any criminal charges pending as Hendrickson did not.

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