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September 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

County Report This Week (VIDEO)

Lorna Virgili hosts the latest episode of County Report This Week, which begins with the mental health court initiative in Montgomery County. There are also reports on the Lloyd Welch guilty plea for the abduction and murder of Katherine and Sheila Lyon from Wheaton Plaza in 1975, county flu vaccination clinic schedule, the groundbreaking ceremony […]

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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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September 15, 2017 | Staff Writer

Top 10 for Sept. 8-14

Public Safety stories dominate the MyMCMedia Top 10 for the week including Tuesday’s guilty plea by Lloyd Lee Welch and our coverage of the Laura Wallen case. Other stories include Governor Hogan’s comments on pitching Maryland for the new Amazon headquarters, and an odd story about a naked man running around a Rockville park.

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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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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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