Woman claims she is Pennsylvania girl who disappeared 39 years ago – National


Mother of an 8-year-old girl named Cheri Mahan, who disappeared from a school. Pennsylvania Located at a bus stop in 1985, he is stunned by a woman’s online post, which says she is his long-lost daughter.

This claim was made in the month of May. Facebook Group The memorial is dedicated to Mahan’s memory, the Butler Eagle, a Pennsylvania newspaper, reported.

On May 31, Mahan’s mother, Janice McKinney, responded to the since-deleted post and said she did not believe the woman was her daughter. McKinney said she contacted Pennsylvania State Police about the claims.

“I spoke to the police. They are investigating,” McKinney wrote on Facebook. “This is very difficult for me, so please know I am looking into everything.”

The woman has since been banned from the Facebook group. The page’s moderator, Brock Organ, said the woman should contact police and get a DNA test, rather than “contacting people online and making aggressive claims.”

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Organ accused the woman of “harassing and intimidating” other members of the Facebook group. A Pennsylvania State Police spokesperson told the Butler Eagle that they have had no contact with the woman claiming to be Mahan.

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McKinney told the newspaper that the woman “looked nothing like Cherry.” Still, McKinney said, she truly believes the woman thought she was great.

“People are mean, they’re cruel, but this one really drives me crazy [sic]McKinney said of this claim.

Pennsylvania police are working with an out-of-state agency, CBS affiliate KDKA said. identify The woman who claimed to be Mahan is still being searched for by the police and outside agencies. The newspaper reported that three other women have come forward in the past few years claiming to be Mahan.

Mahan was last seen at a bus stop at the end of his long driveway in Winfield Township, Pennsylvania, on February 22, 1985. The stop was about 100 yards from his home.

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children said a bright blue 1976 Dodge Van The graffiti of a mountain and a skier is believed to be related to Mahan’s disappearance.

There has been no trace of Mahan since his disappearance.

Mahan’s disappearance case is still active and is not considered a cold case even though nearly 40 years have passed since her disappearance. Her family remains hopeful that she will be found.

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Anyone with information about Mahan’s whereabouts is encouraged to call Pennsylvania police at 724-284-8100 or contact the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. missingkids.org,


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