Police in Washington State found the remains last week of Lindsey Baum, a girl who vanished in 2009, never to be seen alive again.
“We’ve brought Lindsey home. We’ve recovered her,” Grays Harbor County Sheriff Rick Scott said at a press conference Thursday. “Sadly, she was not recovered as we and her family had hoped and prayed these last nine years.”
Baum disappeared when she was 10, and would have turned 20 last July.
She was last seen walking to a friend’s house in McCleary on June 26, 2009, to ask if she could spent the night. Her disappearance received national attention, with her photograph appearing on the cover of People magazine.
“I think somebody took her,” her mother, Melissa Baum, told ABC news in 2009 hours after Lindsey’s disappearance. “I’m trying to constantly push away the bad thoughts.”
Lindsey Baum’s remains were found by hunters in a remote area of eastern Washington in September 2017, in a place