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    Sherri Papini (34) missing from Shasta County, CA since 11/2/16

    http://www.krcrtv.com/news/breaking-...unty/140704857



    Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit have taken over the investigation into a missing Shasta County woman.

    The Shasta County Sheriff's Office said Sherri Papini, 34, was reported missing Wednesday around 6 p.m. after her husband couldn't find his wife or two children at home. They said the children were picked up from daycare by family and are safe.

    Authorities said Sherri Papini, 34, was last seen in the area near Sunrise Drive and Sundust Road near Old Oregon Trail as she went for a jog around 2 p.m.

    Papini is an adult white woman with blonde hair and blue eyes. She weighs 100 lbs. and is 5'4". She was last seen wearing a pink running outfit.

    K-9 units assisted deputies' search efforts, as well as a helicopter.

    If you've seen her, know where she is, or have any information of her whereabouts, call the Shasta County Sheriff's Office at 530-245-6540 or Major Crimes Unit at 530-245-6135.
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    On Wednesday evening at 7:51, Keith Papini reported his wife, Sherri Papini, as a missing person with suspicious circumstances.

    Keith reported to deputies that upon his arrival home from work, he was not able to locate Sherri or their two children. Keith learned that the children had not been picked up from daycare as customary and subsequently checked his find my I-phone app and located Sherri's phone near the intersection of Old Oregon Trail and Sunrise Drive in Redding.

    Sherri was not at the location and he called 911 for assistance. The children were picked up from daycare by family and are safe.

    Deputies have searched in the area and learned that Sherri was last seen on Sunrise Drive at approximately 2:00 p.m. jogging/walking alone, which is normal for her. Sherri was last seen wearing a pink running top. Sherri is described as a 34 year old, white female, 5'04: tall, 100 pounds, blonde hair and blue eyes. Family has not heard from Sherri and she is considered a missing person/at risk.

    Sherri does not have any known medical or mental health issues.

    Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit are conducting follow up and have taken over the investigation. Deputies and Detectives have searched the immediate area on foot, with K-9 and by air with a helicopter. Additional searches are planned for today during daylight hours by the Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue Team.

    The Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to locate Sherri. If anyone was in the area of Old Oregon Trail/ Sunrise Drive on Wednesday, 11/02/2016, and saw Sherri, suspicious vehicles or suspicious persons, they are urged to call the Sheriff's Office immediately.

    Calls can be placed to dispatch 24 hours a day at (530) 245-6540, or at the Major Crimes Unit (530)245-6135.
    Here's her LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sherri-papini-403016110 (everyone here knows I suck at finding FB pages)

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    A hundred pounds and five foot four? Someone probably just picked her up and threw her in their car. I hope she is found as soon as fucking possible.
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    I don't think she has a FB as not one account comes up under that name. Either that or it's under another name.

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    http://www.krcrtv.com/news/local/sha...cted/141741841

    Family believes missing Shasta County woman was abducted

    Family, friends and law enforcement are searching for a Shasta County Woman.

    Tom Bosenko, the Sheriff of Shasta County, explained Sherri Papini went missing on Wednesday. She was last seen around 2 p.m. wearing a pink jogging jacket.

    Sheila Koester, Sherri's older sister, is in shock to hear her younger sister is missing.

    “We are sick. This is a pretty sickening situation,” noted Suzanne Papini, who is Sherri's sister-in-law.

    Koester noted Sherri had texted her husband Keith Papini that morning asking if he was going to come home for lunch. He responded later saying he could not come home for lunch.

    Later that evening he came home and Sherri was nowhere to be found and no one had heard from her. Their two children, age two and four, were still at the daycare.

    Bosenko explained Keith tracked her phone and found it along with her ear-buds at the intersection of Sunrise Drive and Old Oregon Trail.

    "He found her phone close to the road ...and then what happened is,” Shelia took a deep breath, paused and said, “He called the authorities immediately.''

    A lieutenant with the sheriff's office explained there was hair on the ear buds, but not a significant amount to cause concern.

    Koester closed her eyes, holding back tears and said, "Please bring her home she has babies. She loves them. She has a family that loves her. Please just bring her home."

    The sheriff explained at this time investigators do not have any evidence or information pointing to an abduction, but are not ruling it out saying it's still early in the investigation. Koester and Suzanne also explained that Sherri was always attached to her phone and not having it is out of character.

    "It's good to have some sort of clue. The other portion is it really points to she has been taken," Suzanne said. “She wouldn't just drop her phone if she was running away.”

    They add Sherri loved her children and she would not just leave them at daycare.

    "She wouldn't leave her babies," Koester noted.

    "There is no way she would do anything to disrupt her children's routine," Suzanne added.

    Koester and Suzanne describe Sherri as a dedicated mother, calling her “supermom”.

    "[She's] just absolutely beautiful," Koester emotionally said.

    "She is an incredible human being. Best mom I've ever seen. If you've met her children they are incredible," Suzanne explained.

    They said she was a hands-on stay at home mom.

    “She's extremely close with them. She's here with them everyday gardening, doing projects,” Suzanne noted.

    Suzanne was not showing much emotion and that is because she wants to stay strong for her younger brother Keith.

    "I'm in a state of just being emotionless so that we can do what needs to be done to take care of my brother,” she noted.

    "He is distraught right now and is just trying to find a way to find her," Koester said.

    Everyone is holding onto hope that Sherri will be home soon.

    "We love you very much we are here for you. We got a whole crew looking out for you, girl," Suzanne.

    Bosenko noted they will continue to conduct interviews and contact neighbors. They have not named anyone; a suspect or person of interest.

    "They are contacting area residents and if they had a surveillance system in place. If that may have had information on it," he explained. "There is not a lot of businesses right there in that intersection but we are branching out into in the search area to contact businesses to see perhaps what they may have on their surveillance system."

    He added they are also following up with local sex offenders, parolees, and people on probation.

    On Wednesday night and Thursday over 20 searchers combed the area where the phone was found.

    The family is also looking into offering an award for information that leads to Sherri.

    Sherri is an adult white woman with blonde hair and blue eyes. She weighs 100 lbs. and is 5'4". She was last seen wearing a pink running outfit.

    If you've seen her, know where she is, or have any information of her whereabouts, call the Shasta County Sheriff's Office at 530-245-6540 or Major Crimes Unit at 530-245-6135.

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    They said she was a hands-on stay at home mom.
    Not trying to judge, just curious...if that is the case, why were her two young ones in daycare??


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    Quote Originally Posted by Nic B View Post
    Not trying to judge, just curious...if that is the case, why were her two young ones in daycare??
    some stay at home moms will send their littles to school maybe for a half day to get them socialized with other kids

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    Might be different there. But I know heaps of stay at home mums and all of them send their kid to daycare a few days a week for socialisation.

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    I'm definitely saying it's the Husband. One article I read claims "I don't usually bring my personal phone into work, so I didn't respond until 1:39pm" with the text from his wife being sent around 10:30. In which he responded he wouldn't be able to make it home for lunch. I think he did go home, but didn't use this cell phone to help the time gap because it would ping off towers in that area. Which is why he would have to do it from work. Also, 1:30 is kind of late for lunch, i feel like at that point is should have said "sorry I couldn't make it home for lunch". BUT he didn't want to be the last one with her, so he needed to make that fact known.

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    I wonder if they are now having doubts about the official story?

    http://www.krcrtv.com/news/local/sha...pini/146307307

    Ground search for missing Shasta Co. woman temporarily suspended

    The Shasta County Sheriff's Office and volunteer groups have put their ground searches for Sherri Papini on hold.

    Sherri went missing on November 2 after she was not found at home and her cell phone had been discovered on the ground near the intersection of Sunrise Drive and Old Oregon Trail.

    The family believes she was abducted. The Sheriff's Office noted they do not have information or evidence that points to an abduction, but they are not ruling it out.

    "I know she is screaming for me right now but I don't know where you are," Kieth said as tears filled his eyes.

    Sandra Oswald has headed the volunteer search group over the last few days.

    “No one wants to be searching five days out. We wanted her home days ago," she noted.

    The searchers were combing through the area off Old Oregon Trail where Sherri's phone was found. On Monday they decided to put their search on hold.

    "[We are] just trying to regroup and take everything in over the last three days of our search and figure out what we want to do for the rest of the week. We are all pretty worn out, pretty tired but that doesn't deter us," Oswald explained.

    Lieutenant Anthony Bertain with the sheriff's office said they also temporarily suspended their ground search.

    "Our resources would be better directed to managing tips, following up on the leads and the information we got from the search on Thursday," he said.

    Keith said he is overwhelmed with the support from the community.

    "I wish I could meet, individually, with every single person and just give them a big hug,” he stated. “It's been very hard to see you know all these family and friends and people wanting to help and not being able to take the time to thank them personally."

    Further searches with the volunteer group can be found on the 'Help Find Sherri Papini' Facebook page.

    If anyone has information on Sherri Papini’s whereabouts or tips they can call dispatch 24 hours a day at 530-245-6540, or at the Major Crimes Unit 530-245-6135. Tips can also be submitted at mcu@co.shasta.ca.us.

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    Investigators searching for a California woman who went missing while out for an afternoon run last week have found long strands of blonde hair and a pair of earbuds along her jogging route.
    Despite the new clues and an increased reward for information, officials with the Shasta County Sheriff's Office conceded that they were no closer to locating Sherri Papini, who has not been heard from since last Wednesday afternoon.
    The 34-year-old married mother-of-two was last seen jogging alone on Sunrise Drive in Redding at around 2pm on Wednesday.


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    I'm not getting the vibe that the Husband did it. I haven't seen anything yet that points toward motive. To the best of my knowledge, no divorce plans or rocky marriage or affair. By all accounts, they were happy. She's a gorgeous Gal. It's not beyond reasonable assumption that someone targeted her for nefarious reasons.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Boston Babe 73 View Post
    I'm not getting the vibe that the Husband did it. I haven't seen anything yet that points toward motive. To the best of my knowledge, no divorce plans or rocky marriage or affair. By all accounts, they were happy. She's a gorgeous Gal. It's not beyond reasonable assumption that someone targeted her for nefarious reasons.
    Yeah im kinda with you on this one...I'm not thinking he did it..but still have a feeling he knows something more

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    http://www.sacbee.com/news/local/article114313103.html

    Sherri Papini’s family holds out hope in missing ‘supermom’ case

    Helium-filled balloons tied to a barbed-wire fence sagged in the breeze Thursday morning, at the spot where traces of Sherri Papini – her cellphone, headphones and a few strands of hair – were found eight days earlier.

    Two balloons marked with the words “Bring” and “Home” still defied gravity. But the middle balloon, on which someone had written “Sherri” in black marker, had fallen. Her name was hidden from view.

    Gone, too, were the deputies and teams of searchers that had spent days on this unpaved residential street 15 minutes north of Redding shouting her name, knocking on doors and looking for any sign of the 34-year-old mother who vanished after going on a jog Nov. 2. She left behind a husband and two children – a 4-year-old girl and a 2-year-old boy.

    For Papini’s husband, Keith, and her sister, Sheila Koester, the urgent terror they felt when Sherri didn’t pick up her children from day care that Wednesday afternoon has begun to fade, too, giving way to a gnawing worry and a dull exhaustion. Their eyes are red and ringed in dark circles after a week of sobbing, sleepless nights, check-ins with detectives and interviews before a steady stream of news reporters.

    “It depends, day by day,” Koester said, sitting on the tailgate of a red pickup not far from where Papini’s belongings and hair were found. “I’m angry one day. I’m really sad another. Another day I feel OK. The next day I feel guilty about feeling OK.”

    Being the object of suspicion also has played a role in the family’s stress. Without a body or a suspect, investigators followed standard protocol in a suspicious missing person case. They homed in on those closest to her – namely her husband.

    Keith Papini dispelled those suspicions, though.

    He provided the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office with the family’s computers, iPads and other items. He let them search his property without a warrant. He let them question him without an attorney in the room. He volunteered to take a lie-detecting polygraph. The Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday that he had passed the lie-detector test, and that they confirmed his story that he was at work when she went missing. There was no physical evidence linking him to her disappearance.

    “It appears he’s telling us the truth,” said Sheriff Tom Bosenko. “Generally, you can’t trick a polygraph.”

    It depends, day by day. I’m angry one day. I’m really sad another. Another day I feel OK. The next day I feel guilty about feeling OK.

    Sheila Koester

    With Keith Papini cleared, detectives have been trying to answer other questions.

    Did she get lost or just run off? Unlikely, the sheriff says, but detectives haven’t ruled anything out.

    Impossible, the family says. She never had left like this before.

    “It’s completely out of character,” Koester said.

    They say her kids were the world for Papini, a devoted stay-at-home “supermom” who carefully planned their day almost down to the minute she put them to bed. She also had no medical conditions that might have left her confused or incapacitated.

    Was the 100-pound woman attacked by a mountain lion? While the big cats sometimes wander into town from the foothills, there were no signs of blood or a struggle, Bosenko said. Tracking dogs also never picked up the scent of a body.

    Was she grabbed by someone? Interstate 5, a corridor for drug and human trafficking, passes only a few miles from where police said she last went jogging, wearing a pink top. But detectives reviewing surveillance footage from homes and businesses in the area have reported no leads.

    They’ve also been visiting registered sex offenders in the county. None have publicly raised suspicion. There are no other recent missing person cases that appear similar in nature, Bosenko said.

    What about cold murder and missing-person cases? Same thing there – no apparent connection, Bosenko said.

    But there’s one high-profile cold-case disappearance in which the victim looked so similar and is so well-remembered in this region of about 100,000 people, a 2 1/2 -hour drive north of Sacramento, that many are asking if the two are connected.

    In 1998, Tera Smith, a blond 16-year-old Central Valley High School homecoming princess, went missing. Like Papini, she was wearing running clothes the last time she was seen, according to local media reports. Her body was never found.

    “They look similar and the circumstances are very similar. That was the last one people were scared over,” said Lianne Bowman, the owner of a dog-grooming business a short drive from where Papini’s belongings were found.

    Unlike Papini’s disappearance, detectives zeroed in on a possible suspect in Smith’s case, though they never made an arrest. Smith’s martial arts instructor, a man with a prior rape conviction, told investigators he dropped her off on the night she disappeared a few minutes’ drive from where Papini’s cellphone and earphones were found.

    He told detectives Smith had grown angry when he wouldn’t loan her money.

    They look similar and the circumstances are very similar.

    Lianne Bowman

    The man, whom The Sacramento Bee isn’t naming because he’s never been charged, denied any involvement in Smith’s disappearance. But Smith’s family believed, based on letters and journal entries found in her room, the two were having an affair and that she went that night to end it, according to local media reports.

    Smith’s case, which also brought national news crews to Redding, never was relegated to some dusty filing cabinet in the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office. The lead detective still keeps a photo on his desk of the smiling teen. The sheriff acknowledged it’s almost unnerving how much she looks like Papini.

    “(Papini) is 34 years old, but she looks much younger,” Bosenko said. “They could probably pass for sisters.”

    Even so, there’s no apparent correlation between the two cases, he said.

    The similarities prompted Keith Papini to reach out to Tera Smith’s father, Terry Smith, a few days after Sherri Papini went missing. Smith said Keith Papini asked for his advice.

    He had little to offer other than to doggedly insist detectives throw everything they have at the case and not give up.

    “At least in our case we had a suspect – somebody we think was responsible for it,” Smith said Thursday inside the Oasis Family Fun Center, a miniature golf and go-cart business the family owns off Interstate 5. “In many ways it’s worse than what we had to go through because at least we pretty much knew who did it, and what he did, and even though we never found her body, we’ve kind of come to terms with that.

    “In the Papini case, they’ve got nothing. Nothing at all. I didn’t have a lot of comfort to offer him. I’m not real confident that anything’s going to come out of it, but how do you tell somebody five days after their wife’s gone missing that she’s probably gone for good?”

    Koester, Sherri Papini’s sister, also knew Smith, and the teen’s disappearance has been on her mind.

    “For them to be so closely related in that we all went to high school with them, and they look like each other, it’s all very strange,” she said.

    Still, Koester believes her sister’s disappearance will end differently than Smith’s. Keith Papini hasn’t told their children that their mother is gone.

    “We feel that she’s going to walk through the door at any time,” Koester said.
    This isn't an indictment on the husband, just an observance on what they said about the lie detector. Maybe it's harder to fool it into showing that you are telling the truth when you are lying, but it is not hard to get it to show that you are lying when you are not. When I was in LE, I had to take one before getting a certain job offer. I was SUPER nervous about it because I didn't really know what to expect. They asked me some outrageous questions, and said I showed deception on several of them, and that absolutely wasn't the truth. They were actually the most outrageous of the questions, and I think their bizarreness threw me when they asked them. I was 100% telling the truth on them. Just as a side note, they offered me the job.

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    When they say "a few strands of hair," I want them to be a little more specific. Is it enough to make it look like the headphones were pulled from her head, or just a couple strands that could have gotten caught in them. ...I guess they wouldn't mention it if it didn't seem suspicious. ignore me.
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    lie detector test- about half the shows I watch on the ID channel show where a suspect takes one, passes it, then in the last 10 minutes you find out they were the ones that committed the murder. Just saying.
    Doesn't seem like the husband had anything to do with this tho.

    I wonder if she jogged holding her phone or if she had one of those holders on her?
    Seems like a kidnapping if her phone and headphones were found in that one spot.


    The missing person network has her classified as: Voluntary Missing Adult
    http://dojapp.doj.ca.gov/missing/det...=5401630800057
    Here's an article about the classification
    http://www.redding.com/news/crime/Sh...400898601.html

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    From the article RBW shared, I have to agree that there are some similarities between Sherri and the girl missing for years from the same area, Tera Smith.

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    But with Tera Smith, it really does seem like Troy Zink is the main suspect in that case. It's really shocking that he was never arrested for this. I've seen them arrest people with far less evidence.
    https://www.reddit.com/r/UnresolvedM...ld_tera_smith/

    I wonder if he lives anywhere near Sherri's house?

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    https://kobi5.com/news/fbi-now-invol...-mother-40182/

    FBI now involved in search for missing Redding mother

    The FBI is now part of the effort to find 34-year-old Sherri Papini, a mother of two who went missing November 2.

    Papini’s children were at daycare and her husband, Keith, was at work when she left for a jog near her home outside Redding. When her husband came home, he discovered she hadn’t returned and the children were still at daycare. He used tracking technology to find her phone, which was just a few blocks from their home, along with her earbuds.

    Since her disappearance, search crews have put in hundreds of man hours looking for Papini. Police have received more than 200 tips in the case, but still don’t have any solid leads as to what may have happened to her.

    Meanwhile, Papini’s husband, mother and sister have all talked to media outlets. They say they are holding out hope she is alive and will return.

    The Shasta County Sheriff’s Office is asking anyone with information to call.

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    Was the area where her phone was found busy? As in a lot of people/cars? Was it broken, the screen cracked or anything?

    I read something that said you shouldn't jog with ear buds in, because you won't be able to hear someone creeping up on you.

    I'm pretty sure lie detectors measure physiological responses. Someone with anxiety is going to do poorly, where as a psychopath with pass.

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    There's something dodgy going on here. Where is all the publicity for a ' missing white woman'? I am thinking back to Nicole Mittendorff, Jennifer Huston. There was a TON of info for them. We aren't being told everything.

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    This is a little odd to me.

    http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/n...pini/94057732/

    Anonymous donor offers $50K 'ransom' for missing Calif. woman

    On the same day authorities confirmed the FBI has joined the search for missing mom Sherri Papini, an anonymous person set up a website offering a $50,000 reward for Papini's immediate release.

    Authorities, however, have not confirmed that Papini has been kidnapped, or if so, who may have her.

    The "ransom" is offered to “the person who has Sherri Papini,” according to the website, sherripapini.com. It asks that whoever may have her contact a local negotiator to arrange the transfer of money and Papini's release.

    That negotiator is Cameron Gamble of Redding, who operates a missionary service called Project TAKEN and who says he is a kidnap and ransom consultant. He said he did not write the letter or set up the website, but rather the anonymous person did and put Gamble's contact information in it.

    “We are offering this reward with no strings attached," Gamble told the Record Searchlight Thursday. "We have not been talking with the police on this. We’re acting independent from the family as well.”

    The person offering the reward does not live in the area and did not want to be identified, Gamble said.

    The letter states: “I am willing to pay you in whatever way you can creatively think about where you feel safe and where nothing can be tracked to you. I will not communicate with the police, (and) sheriff’s department regarding any details about this offer.”

    Gamble said the reward is being offered through Wednesday and then it is off the table.
    Sherri Papini.

    Sherri Papini. (Photo: Provided)

    Papini’s sister, Sheila Koester, said she had no knowledge about the letter and that the Papini family members had no association with the website.

    “I have no idea. It’s nothing that I knew of,” she said.

    Koester said she had a friend help her design a different website, www.HelpFindSherriPapini.com, to give the public information about her sister’s disappearance — what she may have been wearing the day she went missing, a Google map of the area she went missing from, and numbers to call if they have any information about Papini’s whereabouts.

    Unlike the website Gamble is working with, Koester emphasized that anyone with information about her sister’s disappearance continue to call the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office.

    Papini disappeared while jogging during the day on Nov. 2 near her home in Mountain Gate just a few miles northeast of Redding.

    The day she was last seen her husband found the 34-year-old woman’s cellphone, headphones and a few strands of hair in the area where she was jogging off Old Oregon Trail.

    Other than that, there have been few leads to go on, according to the Shasta County Sheriff’s Office. The Sheriff’s Office has classified Papini’s disappearance as suspicious, but authorities are not even sure she has been kidnapped.

    The letter says the person who set up the website has an email, BringSherriHome@gmail.com and a phone number to a disposable cellphone. But the letter cautions against anyone calling the number except whoever may have abducted her.

    “A note to scammers who will try to pretend you have Sherri. This phone does not have call waiting. If you call and pretend to have Sherri you may be preventing the real person from reaching us," it says. "My hired negotiator has negotiated ransom releases for people all over the world, so he will determine immediately if you are lying.”

    The website was established via a company that allows people to set up websites anonymously.

    “I think this (ransom offer) may bring some con artist out of the woodwork trying to collect some of the money.

    Sheriff Tom Bosenko said he had concerns about the letter and the website.

    “No. 1, if she is being held by someone, we think we or the family would have been contacted by the abductors by now if they wanted to hold her for ransom,” Bosenko said.

    Offering a reward through an attempt to directly contact someone who may have kidnapped her could lead someone possibly exploiting the situation, he said.

    "I think this may bring some con artist out of the woodwork trying to collect some of the money,” Bosenko said.

    The FBI has been supporting the investigation since the first week of November, when Papini was reported missing, Bosenko said. The federal agency is offering investigative support.

    The Sheriff's Office gave an update on its investigation Thursday evening, saying it has served about 20 search warrants to obtain data — electronic, bank records, cellphone and email records, cell tower information, social media accounts — to look for clues about Papini’s disappearance.

    Deputies said they've followed up on 400 tips, but none have turned up any “credible information.” The Redding Police Department and the FBI’s Cellular Analysis Survey Team have assisted detectives in the investigation.

    Deputies, along with the general public, have knocked on doors, talked with residents, conducted probation searches, checked on registered sex offenders and other “suspicious subjects” and haven’t received any leads.

    Major Crimes Unit detectives have reviewed other missing cases from Shasta County and across the nation, and determined that none of them are linked to Papini.

    Detectives are still searching for any information that would indicate whether Papini’s disappearance was voluntary or involuntary. They’ve spoken with family, friends, old acquaintances as well as Papini’s past relationships to determine her whereabouts. Their search and follow up has taken them out of state. They also are checking people's authenticity, timelines and alibis.

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    I didn't see this posted yet: https://www.facebook.com/FindSherri/

    So after browsing that page I have a couple of thoughts....1.) it is unknown when she actually went missing. Neighbor's say they saw her as late as 2, it's possible she went missing anywhere from 11 am until her husband reported her missing at 5:51 pm. That's a pretty big gap of time.
    2.) people who live in the area are pretty pissed off that the sheriff is telling people "not to panic". They seem to think he is incompetent. I don't think that part matters though, because the FBI is now on the case.
    3.) the amount that was offered for her safe return has not been publically announced yet. A philanthropist not associated with the family has offered an undisclosed amount, not 50,000. The family has offered 50,000 though.

    At first I thought she was hit by a car, but then I figured there would have been blood/debris at the scene. Now I don't know what to think.

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    With yellow ribbons tied all around where Sherri is believed to have gone missing, the search for Papini continues.

    The deadline for whoever abducted Sherri Papini to come forward and claim tens of thousand of dollars in reward money, is Wednesday.

    Sherri Papini is the Shasta County women who disappeared almost three weeks ago.

    A local Kidnap and Ransom Consultant, Cameron Gamble, said he's 100% convinced she was taken.

    Gamble, who's representing the anonymous source who put up the undisclosed amount of money reward, said there has been a twist. If you can reunite Sherri with her family, you can claim the cash.

    "Effective immediately, for anybody who can lead us to Sherri, that cash for the ransom is now yours" said Gamble. "We don't care about your background, we don't care about your criminal background, who you are, where you're from, where you're going, it doesn't matter. You can receive a large amount of cash, remain anonymous, and lead us to Sherri" Gamble added.

    The deadline for the would be kidnapper to step forward is Wednesday morning. Gamble said there have been no scam attempts and no false leads since the reward offering was first announced.

    "Here's the situation; the entire world is now looking for Sherri Papini. That means the entire world is now looking for you. I still remain your best option to get out of this situation, and to get Sherri home. 530-351-2748. There is still time on the clock. Give me a call" said Gamble.

    Shasta County Sheriff Tom Bosenko said there are no new developments in his detectives investigation but says his resources are still committed to the case.

    http://www.krcrtv.com/news/local/sha...turn/180026462

    SOOOOOOOOOOOO WEIRD

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