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Shrimp Boat Snags Plane of Missing Gary & Hannah Tillman

A shrimp boat crew discovered the wreckage of the missing Cessna 195Monday morning near the Saint Augustine inlet. Gary Tillman’s plane had gone down in December 18. It was the news that most did not want to hear, yet most expected. However, the closure was probably of some relief to the family.

The identities of two bodies pulled from a wreckage of a plane off of Vilano Beach could be positively identified.

A shrimp boat crew discovered the wreckage Monday morning near the Saint Augustine inlet.

Parts of the plane were tangled in their net as they dredged the sea. The two bodies are believed to be the pilot, Gary Tillman and his 16-year-old daughter, Hannah.

It was more than two weeks ago they left Craig Airfield with two other passengers headed for the Bahamas. One of those passengers survived, the other was rescued but later died.

Atlanta Journal Constitution; Bodies of missing Rome daughter, pilot found

The news spread quickly in Rome Monday and it was something people needed to hear but didn’t want to hear. The bodies of Gary Tillman and his 16-year-old daughter, Hannah, had been found in the cold, choppy Atlantic Ocean about a mile off Vilano Beach near St. Augustine.

A shrimp boat trawling in a secured area that was being searched by the U.S. Coast Guard snagged the wreckage of a Cessna 195 that crashed Dec. 18, sending divers into the area where they found both bodies within a few hours. Hannah was outside the plane while her father was still in the cockpit.

Monday it was confirmed. “It’s more or less a relief” that their bodies have been found, Morris Lively, a friend of the Tillman family since before Hannah was born, said Monday. “I wanted some closure. We all did. We just wanted to bring them home.”

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January 3rd, 2006 at 05:17pm Posted by | Found Deceased, Missing, Missing Adult, Missing Teen, Plane Crash | no comments

Anquiatte “Tweety” Parker, 19, and Cermen Lamont “CJ” Toney Jr Still Missing

Illinois State Police are still searching forthe bodies of a pregnant teen and her 4-year-old cousin, missing since early November. The authorities are searching Cahokia Canal for Anquiatte “Tweety” Parker, 19, and Cermen Lamont “C.J.” Toney Jr. were last seen on November 6, 2005.

Anquiatte “Tweety” Parker, 19, and Cermen Lamont “C.J.” Toney Jr. were last seen on Nov. 6 in East St. Louis after leaving Toney’s grandmother’s home.

Parker told her boyfriend in a cell phone conversation that she and Toney, who she was baby-sitting, were going to Collinsville to see a friend.

Parker’s car was found three days later in a V Lounge parking lot on Fairmont Avenue in State Park Place.

The car was found in the vicinity of Canteen Creek, which lies northwest of Fairmount Park Race Track. The creek turns west and later joins Cahokia Canal. Just west of that merger, a railroad bridge and grate obstruct the waterway.

McKinney Construction, of East St. Louis, donated the use of a trackhoe and operator to clean out the grate on Cahokia Canal on Monday morning.

A reward is being offered for information in the case. Police ask that anyone with information call 346-3701.

January 3rd, 2006 at 02:13pm Posted by | Missing, Missing Children, Missing Teen, Search and Rescue | no comments

67-Year-Old Woman Hermine Schmitz Missing

67-Year-Old Woman Hermine Schmitz Missing. She is decribed as 5’7″, 180 pounds, with gray hair and blue eyes. She was last seen wearing an orange, wool, half-length jacket.

Green Lake police are looking for a 67-year-old woman who hasn’t been seen since Sunday.

Hermine Schmitz walked away from her home after an argument with someone.

She doesn’t drive and has no access to money. Her children in Chicago say they haven’t heard from her, either.

January 3rd, 2006 at 02:00am Posted by | Missing, Missing Adult | no comments