Divers search boat landing in Heather Elvis case, create "forens - WSPA.com

Divers search boat landing in Heather Elvis case, create "forensic re-enactment"

Posted: Updated:
HCPD investigators at Peachtree Landing Friday morning.  This is where Heather Elvis' car was found on Dec. 19 HCPD investigators at Peachtree Landing Friday morning. This is where Heather Elvis' car was found on Dec. 19

Friday law enforcement returned to search for evidence in the Heather Elvis case at Peachtree Landing in Socastee.

Members of Horry County Police Department, South Carolina Law Enforcement Division and the South Carolina department of natural resources were on the scene.

Crews were out in full force with more than a dozen vehicles parked alongside the river; as well as boats circling 20 yards out from the shore and divers in the water.

Lieutenant Robert Kegler, with the Horry County Police Department, says crews performed a "forensic re-enactment" and searched for evidence during the day.

Kegler said the re-enactments would help show how and where possible evidence may have shifted in the waters of the Waccamaw River.

Kegler would not confirm if any evidence was discovered during the searches.

He also would not say if any new information or leads brought the search back to Peachtree Landing.

Kegler did say during the past two months of investigations, searches are performed based on information they gathered.

Kegler told News 13 he was uncertain if search crews would return to Peachtree Landing or if any other searches would occur during the weekend.

Elvis was reported missing on December 19, 2013 after police found her car located at the boat landing.

Sidney and Tammy Moorer were arrested last week and charged with murder and kidnapping Monday for their involvement in the case.

Count on News13 and WBTW.com to keep you updated on this developing story.

  • Top StoriesTop StoriesMore>>

  • 2 Arrested After Deputies Find Child With Broken Arm, Burn Injuries

    2 Arrested After Deputies Find Child With Broken Arm, Burn Injuries

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 10:01 PM EDT2014-09-03 02:01:52 GMT
    Mugshots provided by the Cherokee County Sheriff's OfficeMugshots provided by the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office
    A child abuse call Sunday had officers arriving in the emergency room to a girl with a broken arm and the adult with her changing their story of how it happened. 
    A child abuse call Sunday had officers arriving in the emergency room to a girl with a broken arm and the adult with her changing their story of how it happened. 
  • Teen Sues SC Over License Photo

    Teen Sues SC Over License Photo

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:38 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:38:19 GMT
    Chase Culpepper, 16, was asked to remove his makeup before taking his driver’s license picture.Chase Culpepper, 16, was asked to remove his makeup before taking his driver’s license picture.
    An organization that supports transgender rights is suing South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.
    An organization that supports transgender rights is suing South Carolina after the state wouldn't issue a driver's license to a 16-year-old boy unless he took off his makeup.
  • Documents Reveal Plan to Overhaul Emergency Care

    Documents Reveal Plan to Overhaul Emergency Care

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 6:32 PM EDT2014-09-02 22:32:56 GMT
    Documents reveal the "politically sensitive" plan to overhaul EMS.Documents reveal the "politically sensitive" plan to overhaul EMS.
    7 On Your Side Investigations uncovered new documents that detail a “politically sensitive” proposal for overhauling the Greenville County EMS system. The plan would change the way ambulances respond in a 9-1-1 emergency and would give control of the life-saving service to the county's largest hospital chain, Greenville Health System. 
    7 On Your Side Investigations uncovered new documents that detail a “politically sensitive” proposal for overhauling the Greenville County EMS system. The plan would change the way ambulances respond in a 9-1-1 emergency and would give control of the life-saving service to the county's largest hospital chain, Greenville Health System. 
Powered by WorldNow

250 International Dr.
Spartanburg, S.C. 29303

Telephone: 864.576.7777
Fax: 864.587.5430
Email: webmaster@wspa.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.