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July 18, 2015 | Staff Writer

Indictments Announced in Missing Lyon Sisters Case (VIDEO)

Local authorities announced this week that Lloyd Welch was indicted for two counts of felony murder of the Lyon sisters in 1975. CCM’s Lorna Virgili reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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May 12, 2015 | Krista Brick

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Police Search Hyattsville Home for Second Time in Missing Lyon Sisters Case

Montgomery County Police executed another search warrant Tuesday at the Hyattsville home of Richard Welch looking for more clues to solve the missing Lyon sisters case. Capt. Darren Francke, commander of Montgomery County Police Major Crimes Division,  said officers conducted the search today and recovered a “few items of significance.” “We seized some items that were […]

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March 24, 2015 | Krista Brick

Five Things to Know Today, March 24, in Montgomery County

It’s Tuesday! Here are your five things to know today, March 24, in Montgomery County: 1. MCPS students should know by the end of the day when their summer vacation begins. 2. Montgomery County Police headed to Beford County, Va. Monday in connection to the Lyon sisters’ disappearance. 3. The Montgomery County Council meets today and the fiscal […]

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March 23, 2015 | Krista Brick

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MoCo Police Heading to Va. for New Activity in Lyon Sisters Disappearance

Montgomery County Police investigators are returning to the area of Taylor’s Mountain in Bedford County, Va. today in the search for the missing Lyon sisters. Cpl. Rebecca Innocenti told MyMCMedia Monday that officers and investigators from Montgomery County Police will be heading to the area Monday afternoon.  She said Bedford County Police and Virginia State […]

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February 20, 2015 | Krista Brick

Montgomery Police Release Update in Lyon Case

The Montgomery County Police released a statement regarding the investigation into the Lyon sisters’ disappearance Friday. The statement reads: “For 40 years, the Montgomery County Police Department has continued to investigate the 1975 disappearance of sisters, Katherine (age 10) and Sheila (age 12) Lyon, with a focused purpose of bringing the person or persons responsible […]

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January 13, 2015 | Krista Brick

Police Search in Virginia for Lyon Sisters (VIDEO)

Searchers are scouring Taylor’s Mountain in Bedford County, Va. as new leads point them to an area police say might contain the remains of the missing Lyon sisters. Montgomery County Police have eight investigators participating in that search this week, according to Montgomery County Police Capt. Darren Francke, director of the department’s Division of Major […]

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September 24, 2014 | Krista Brick

Police “Very Close” to Answers in the Lyon Sisters’ Disappearance (VIDEO)

As investigators search a property in Bedford County, Va. looking for the Lyon sisters missing from Montgomery County for nearly 40 years, Montgomery County Police Capt. Darren Francke talks about the case in this MyMCMedia Extra. Francke said police are getting “very, very close” to finding answers in the case of Katherine and Sheila Lyon’s […]

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