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September 19, 2017 | Staff Writer

Police Official: Lyon Sisters Murder One of the Oldest Cold Cases in the U.S. (VIDEO)

Update: Montgomery County Assistant Police Chief, Russ Hamill, describes how detectives linked Lloyd Welch to the murders of Sheila and Katherine Lyon, two sisters who were abducted from Wheaton Plaza in 1975. Update: Welch was sentenced to 48 years, according to news reports. Original post: Lloyd Welch pleaded guilty Tuesday to the murders of Sheila and Katherine […]

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July 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police Chief Tom Manger on Closure and the Lyon Sisters Case (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger talks about the status of the investigation in the Lyon sisters case and the possibility of finding closure for the Lyon family.

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July 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Captain Darren Francke on Lyon Sisters Case: “This Case Has Haunted Us” (VIDEO)

In this MyMCMedia Extra, Montgomery County Police Captain Darren Francke said the case of the missing Lyon sisters has haunted detectives for decades.

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July 15, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Authorities Announce Lloyd Welch Indicted for Murder in Lyon Sisters Case (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Authorities from Montgomery County and Bedford County, Virginia held a news conference on July 15 in Wheaton to announce indictments in the 40-year-old case of missing sisters Katherine and Sheila Lyon. The girls disappeared in March of 1975 from the Wheaton Plaza. Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown and Bedford County Commonwealth Attorney Randy Krantz announced […]

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January 10, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Police to Hold Jan. 12 News Briefing on Lyon Sisters Case

The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office has announced there will be a 10 a.m. news conference on Jan. 12 in Thaxton, Virginia to discuss the status of the Lyon sisters investigation. The two girls were reported missing in Wheaton nearly 40 years ago. According to a news release, Bedford County Sheriff Mike Brown, Bedford County Commonwealth’s […]

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September 17, 2014 | Sonya Burke

Lyon Sisters Investigation Leads to Virginia (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

UPDATED Sept. 17, 8:15 p.m. Police held a news conference in Bedford, VA today to discuss the 1975 kidnapping of the Lyon sisters. You can watch it here: The Bedford County Sheriff’s Office in Virginia has released a statement about an investigation taking place in the Taylor Mountain area of Bedford County that relates to the […]

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