Search held for missing soldier


The 23-year-old Army medic was last seen with an acquaintance in the early morning hours of April 14 after a night out with friends.

Friends and strangers came together from all across the state to search for the missing soldier.

Stacy Dennis knows the pain of searching for a missing loved one. Her niece, Jamie Fraley, has been missing for four years and is now feared dead. With that in mind, Dennis and her friend drove three hours from Gastonia to help find Kelli.

"It's hard when you don't know where your loved one's at," Davis said. "It's the pain, we share the pain, and we know what they're going through.".

Many who didn't know Kelli, said volunteering their Saturday was the least they could do to help in the search.

"Kelli was a soldier. She risked her life, so I can come out here and look for her," Davis said.

For now, the group of Army wives who organized the search said they will continue to search for Kelli every Saturday until they find a sign of the missing soldier.

The group is also planning to hold a vigil Friday, May 11.

A Virginia company that specializes in finding missing people is now offering an $8,000 reward for any information leading to Kelli.

For more information about the vigil, visit Facebook.

And here's a link to the family's Facebook page

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