Marshall police continue to investigate the case of the missing eight-foot tall statue. The miniature replica of the Statue of Liberty was taken from the Indian Foothills Park on Aug. 5th and those holding out hope are beginning to question if the statue will ever make it back to its pedestal. Click to hear KMZU’s Sarah Scott talk with Marshall Parks and Recreation Director Jeff Stubblefield:
No leads or suspects have developed in the case. “The leads weren’t credible and I’m afraid we probably won’t find her,” Stubblefield said. “I’m still cautiously optimistic, but not really optimistic.”
The statue was placed at the park entrance by local Boy Scout troops in 1951. Stubblefield said it would have taken four to six people to lift the statue off its pedestal. Marshall police are asking anyone with information to contact them at (660) 886-7411. Thanks to numerous donations, including an anonymous contribution of $5,000, the reward for information leading to an arrest now totals more than $6,000.