Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Joey Offutt: New website and reward

Until she is found, a link to Joey's website will now also be featured on the sidebar of this blog under the category of "Individual Missing People Websites". The links are listed in alphabetical order by the person's last name.
Reward Offered For Missing Woman
POSTED: 6:40 pm EDT July 26,
UPDATED: 9:58 am EDT July 27, 2007

Joey Lynn Offutt has been missing since a fire destroyed
her home in Jefferson County.
The July 12 fire claimed the life of an
unidentified baby and is part of the reason behind a $2,000 reward for any
information as to Offutts whereabouts.
Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers are
turning to the public because of Offutt's dissapearance, they said police are
concerned for her welfare.
The home that Offutt was living in is now a
memorial made by friends and neighbors of the Offutts, many have left balloons
and flowers on the front lawn.
Neighbors said the memorial is a reminder of
the many questions surrounding the baby's death and Offutt's dissapearance.
"It's a tragedy, my kids were friends with her oldest daughter, and she was
down to my house right after she had her baby and she seemed really happy, and I
was surprised after all of this," Marcie Slowson said.
Pennsylvania Crime
Stoppers can be reached at 1-800-4PA-TIPS.

Family creates Web site for former Va. woman missing since July
Press - August 14, 2007 3:25 PM ET
SYKESVILLE, Pa. (AP) - The family of a
missing Pennsylvania woman has created a Web site hoping to bring in tips to her
Thirty-3-year-old Joey Lynn Offutt hasn't been seen since the
remains of an infant were found in her burned-out home on July 12th. Offutt
previously lived in Warrenton, Virginia.
Offutt's car was found in State
College four days later, but her whereabouts and other questions remain.
the Web site, Offutt's family says they believe the remains are
those of the woman's six-week-old son. State police say autopsy results and
other tests have yet to confirm the baby's identity or cause of death.
has two older children who are staying with relatives.
State police have not
filed charges in connection with the fire or the remains. They say they want to
find Offutt primarily to make sure she's OK.

Once again, Joey's website is (also reached by typing in or It includes photos of her (with and without glasses) and her car, a form to contact her family with information, and links to news stories about her.
If you know anything about Joey's disappearance, you can also call Pennsylvania state police at (814) 371-4652 or send a tip online at

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