Crystal Rogers, a Kentucky mother of five children, has been missing for more than six years. The mystery around her disappearance has garnered national attention, but no one has been charged.
Her family has been outspoken about Rogers, hoping to get answers on who’s responsible. Rogers’ father, Tommy Ballard, was trying to gather information on her disappearance when he was shot and killed by an unknown subject in 2016, according to the FBI.
The investigations into Rogers’ disappearance and Ballard’s death have involved several different law enforcement agencies. Her boyfriend at the time was named a suspect early in the case.
The FBI took over the case in 2020 and has since conducted searches at several properties in Bardstown. New searches of a subdivision with ties to Rogers’ former boyfriend started Tuesday and continued Wednesday. The focus Wednesday appeared to be concentrated on the front yard and driveway area of
Fotis Dulos compared his estranged wife Jennifer‘s disappearance to the plot of Gone Girl.
In Gillian Flynn‘s 2012 bestseller, Amy fakes her own violent abduction after methodically planting evidence that will implicate her husband, Nick. Treachery ensues.
“We have been provided a very dark, 500-plus page novel Jennifer wrote,” Fotis’ attorney, Norm Pattis, told NBC News in a statement last year. “We don’t know what had become of Jennifer, but the Gone Girl hypothesis is very much on our mind.”
Those close to Jennifer thought that was cruel nonsense.
“I read Jennifer’s novel in installments as she was completing the manuscript. She finished the draft around 2002 [before she even started dating Fotis],” Carrie Luft, a spokesperson for Jennifer’s family, said in a statement. “Jennifer’s novel is not a mystery.” Luft added, “Trying to tie Jennifer’s absence to a book she wrote more than 17 years ago … Read More
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