The 17-year-old Rochester, N.Y., young lady who disappeared an extended get-away in Myrtle Beach, S.C., in 2009 has been found dead and a man has been accused of her homicide, authorities reported Monday.
Brittanee Drexel’s body was found Wednesday in Georgetown County, about an hour south of Myrtle Beach, from where she evaporated on April 25, 2009, Georgetown County Sheriff Carter Weaver said during a question and answer session.
A reason for death was not uncovered however a capture warrant acquired by the Democrat and Chronicle specifies manual strangulation.
Weaver said the ID was affirmed through dental records.
“This is really a mother’s most obviously terrible bad dream,” the youngster’s mother, Dawn Drexel, told journalists. “I’m grieving my wonderful little girl today, as I have throughout the previous 13 years. We are a lot nearer to the harmony that I have been expecting.”
Raymond Moody, 62, has been accused of homicide, hijacking, first-degree criminal sexual wrongdoing and hindering equity for covering and additionally discarding proof of his wrongdoing.
Examiners accept Moody captured and assaulted Drexel, then covered her in the forest the following day.
“The for what reason may never be known or perceived. In any case, today, this team can certainly and decisively answer most of those inquiries alongside the ‘Who is mindful?'” Weaver said.
Irritable, an enlisted sex wrongdoer subsequent to serving 21 years in jail for the 1983 snatching and assault of a 9-year-old California young lady, has been recognized as an individual of interest for over 10 years, however police didn’t uncover what at last prompted his capture.
Drexel was traveling with companions in Myrtle Beach during spring break, against her folks’ desires, when she vanished. She was keep going got on security film leaving her inn.