Marcus Maxine Stalnaker
Missing since December 1, 1999 from Jane Lew, Lewis County, West Virginia
Classification: Endangered Missing
Circumstances of Disappearance
On December 1, 1999 Mary Friend and her mother, Marcus Stalnaker was last seen at their residence near Jane Lew, as they left for a shopping trip. Friend's husband reported his wife and her mother missing when he returned home from an out-of-town job in Maryland on December 3.
Friend's vehicle, described as 1987 gray "Chevy Celebrity", was located abandoned on December 6, 1999, near an abandoned building in Clarksburg. There was no sign of foul play, and no helpful evidence was recovered.
A fisherman found a purse in Stonewall Jackson Lake in 2002, that contained articles belonging to both women.
The sheriff's department has several persons of interest in the case, but has named no suspects.
Investigators Lewis County Sheriff's Office
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact:
Lewis County Sheriff's Office
West Virginia State Police
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