Thirty year old Lynda Hunter woke up one Friday in August 1987 with morning sickness and was glad she and her husband Andrew had that day off. They had been married less than a year and she was thrilled about the baby who was six weeks along. Lynda and Andrew went to the pharmacy and then onto the doctor for some relief. When she got home later that morning she packed a bag for her nightshift which wasn’t until the following day and said she had decided to go to her parents— she would tell them about the baby. According to Andrew, she was in a bit of a mood. He asked for a lift into town but before he could gather his things she and Shep the dog were gone. When Lynda’s sister arrived at the couples cottage later that day for a visit she had arranged, there was still no sign of her, in fact Lynda had never gone to her parents at all— so where was she?
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