The FBI has now joined in on day 3 of the search for Linda Stoltzfoos. Via Lancaster Online:

The FBI has joined East Lampeter Township police as the search for a missing 18-year-old woman enters day 3, according to East Lampeter Township police.

Linda Stoltzfoos, of East Lampeter Township, was last seen in Bird-in-Hand wearing a tan dress, white apron and a white cape on Sunday after church, according police.

“We’re making a plea to Linda that if this was a case where she left on her own, that she’s not in trouble and to call (the police station) to verify that she’s OK,” public information officer Lt. Matthew Hess said.

I took this as a shred of good news:

He added that there’s been no evidence to support any foul play as of Wednesday afternoon.

Many have turned out to help look for Linda:

Hundreds of people have volunteered to help in the search, Lt. Rob Eachus said on Tuesday at the Hand-in-Hand Fire Company.

On Monday, Eachus estimated between 250 to 300 people showed up to help look, using a variety of tools like drones, horses, ATVs and regular foot patrols.

On Tuesday at noon, more than 100 volunteers had turned out.

Here’s the info on Linda’s disappearance from the original report:

East Lampeter Township Police issued the following missing person advisory:

“On Sunday 6/21/2020, Linda Stoltzfoos (18 year old / white female / 5’10” approximately 125 lbs.) failed to return home after a church service and is considered a missing person. She was last observed on a farm on Stumptown Road (Bird-In-Hand) wearing a tan dress, white apron and white cape. Anyone with information is requested to contact East Lampeter Township Police Department at 717 291-4676.”

Here’s the Facebook page for her search. WGAL news footage here. Anyone with information is asked to call the East Lampeter Township Police at 717-291-4676 OR you may submit a tip to the department’s CRIMEWATCH page.


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