2 missing sisters update?: Katherine and Sheila Lyon Details

Published: July 15, 2015

2 missing sisters update?: Katherine and Sheila Lyon Details, New details expected in Lyon sisters case The Washington Post newsadvance.com

Authorities in two states plan to make a significant announcement this week in the heartbreaking case of two Maryland girls who disappeared from a mall near their home just over 40 years ago.

Although officials declined to elaborate, a grand jury has been meeting for about 10 months in rural central Virginia to consider evidence gathered in the case of Sheila Lyon, 12, and her sister Katherine, 10.

Police in Maryland are planning to share new information about the missing girls who may have ended up in our region.

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development tomorrow in the lyon sisters’ case. police in maryland are planning to share new information about the missing girls who may have ended up in our region. wdbj7’s tim saunders will be heading to maryland to gather details for us. tim, do we know what this “majo development” involves? chris it involves more than just police in maryland. the sheriff and commonwealth’s attorney from bedford county will also be there when this news is announced. most of the recent developments in the lyon sisters’ case have happened in bedford county, including a forensic dig that happened in january. members of the f- b-i spent several days on taylor’s mountain. evidence found during that search was sent to a lab in roanoke for analysis. the lab is backed up with other cases, so it’s possible the evidence wasn’t processed for several months. back when the search happened, our law enforcement sources told us they were looking for traces of katherine and sheila lyon. the sisters disappeared from a shopping center in wheaton, maryland back in 1975 and may have been taken, by force, to taylor’s mountain. investigators will be sharing information with reporters at a building right across from the shopping center where the girls were last seen. i will be there to bring you the latest information when i have it. tim saunders,

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