The search for clues into the death of Summer Shipp continued Thursday, though with a much smaller contingent.
Authorities said they had searched most of a two- to
three-mile area surrounding the Little Blue River near
Since then, searchers have gathered at the site daily seeking more evidence. They have recovered many items, but have not said whether any of them were helpful in the case.
While police have said they are treating the
“It’s premature at this point to say that we’re looking at
any person of interest, certainly not a suspect,” said
Members of the media were allowed to photograph part of the search area for the first time Thursday afternoon. Earlier in the day, investigators drained part of the river to allow them to inspect the silt for clues that might have sunk into the riverbed.
Shipp was 54 when she disappeared
A forensic anthropologist also has been called in to help work the case.
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