Mother still missing after 6 months

March 2, 2009 10:21:06 AM PST
The search for a missing Granville County woman is entering its sixth month.March 3 marks six months since the mother of two disappeared and her home burned.

Volunteers are needed to assist in a search that is scheduled for Saturday, March 7 at 8 a.m. and Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.

Anyone interested in participating should report to the Kelly Currin Morris Command Center, which is located at 2816 Old Weaver Trail at Highway 50 in Creedmoor.

You can contact the command center at (919)812-2310 or by e-mailing helpfindkelly@gmail.com.

Morris, was last seen on September 3 -- the same day her house caught fire. None of the Morris family was home at the time of the fire. Authorities are investigating it as arson.

Her husband, Scott Morris, remains a person of interest in the case but has never been charged. Authorities have not named any other persons orfinterests or suspects.

Scott Morris told police he was at work when the house burned and the couple's two children were at school.

Kelly Morris' car was discovered abandoned and locked about a mile from the Morris home. Her keys, purse and cell phone were found inside the car.

Past searches for Morris have included K9s and an equestrian crew.

A judge granted Scott Morris and his parents temporary child custody in January.

The Morris family attorney placed a legal notice in a local paper, giving Kelly 40 days after February 21, 2009 to respond to the child custody complaint.

If she fails to respond, the court could grant permanent custody of one of her daughters to Scott and his parents.


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