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Friends of missing Stem mother: 'Bring Kelly home!'

Posted October 24, 2008

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— Friends of a missing Granville County mother held a vigil for her Friday night and stood outside her husband’s parents' house chanting: “Bring Kelly home," “Why lie to the SBI?” and "Don't be scared of Nancy Grace."

SBI stands for State Bureau of Investigation, and Grace is a host on CNN.

Kelly Morris, 28, was last seen the night of Sept. 3 by her husband, Scott Morris, who has been named a person of interest in her disappearance.

About 20 of Kelly Morris' friends and family held a vigil in the parking lot of the First Baptist Church in Creedmoor at 7 p.m. Friday.

Some of the attendees later walked down the street to Scott Morris' parents' house and began chanting "Bring Kelly home," among other things.

"This is to let them know that we are not going to forget, and we want answers," said Myra Wrenn, Kelly Morris' friend. "We want people to know that we love Kelly regardless if anyone else does over there."

At one point, a woman walked to Scott Morris' parents' house and knocked on the door until two people came outside. After an exchange, a man from inside the house chased the woman's car as it pulled away.

Kelly Morris' friends said the woman was not part of their group.

Police arrived not long after. They stayed in the background and did not intervene in the protest, according to a WRAL reporter at the scene.

Wanda Hollis, Kelly Morris' mother, said her daughter's marriage was strained and that she had considered leaving her husband.

When asked if she thinks they are close to finding out what happened to her daughter, Hollis said: "I do, I really think so."

"I miss my daughter desperately," she said.

Family members are asking for volunteers to continue the search for Morris this weekend.

Kelly Morris was last seen the night of Sept. 3 by her husband and and two children at their home at 3220 Tump Wilkins Road in Stem.

The home caught on fire the next day, and police found Morris' car, keys, purse and cell phone in an undeveloped subdivision.

The fire at Morris' home has been classified as arson, and Granville County Sheriff David Smith has named Morris' husband, Scott, a person of interest in her disappearance.

At the time of the fire, there was no sign that Morris was in the home. Scott Morris was at work and the couples' two children were at school, investigators said.

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  • nealsgirl Nov 3, 2008

    To Dr.Dataclerk: sir or madam (whatever you may be): I am a resident of Granville County, I have lots of friends here that support The Currin Family, as do I, if you don't...Don't read pr post anything else here. Go post to Brad Cooper story or something you are interested in, for me, Kelly IS important, her family is important and keeping this story alive is important!!!If you don't have anything nice to say, don't post. We all would love to have something positive to hold on to, until the LEO's are finished with their jobs, we will continue to keep this story @ #1!!

  • Dr. Dataclerk Nov 3, 2008

    Cold case. Not voting until I see some updated NEW news.

  • Dr. Dataclerk Nov 3, 2008

    nealsgirl, As long as those of us who care continue to vote, it will remain #1! The way I see it, only when Pat gives up will I (and I know that will never happen!)

    Do you even except death period? Find a minister/pastor and talk to them.

  • Dr. Dataclerk Nov 3, 2008

    He will not lead you to a body. So keep wasting your time watching his every move. He also knows what you are doing.

  • Dr. Dataclerk Nov 3, 2008

    Dr.Dataclerk reading your comments, you are a no caring person

    I care just as much as you. I just don't have the guilt you are caring around. Anyway if she was alive then a month ago she would have called you or her family. The dead will never be able to call. Right? Be prepared it is coming. Truth do hurt more than a lie.

  • nealsgirl Nov 3, 2008

    I for one, will keep voting it #1 until she's found.

  • july021976 Nov 3, 2008

    Dr.Dataclerk reading your comments, you are a no caring person. You use this site to just try and get gossip on people. How dare you say "The missing lady is more than likely dead. So this is now a cold case until they arrest her murderer." It is only cold if people forget and let it grow cold. Don't you know that by people keeping it in the news and in there prays "that can bring results." Prays are answered everyday, and maybe be keeping her in the news as some of you say if SCOTT did it (and I believe he did) he will make a mistake. Or return to where he put her. It is well documented that a person who kills someone and hides the body. The will return at least 2 or 3 times to that spot. Well keep the heat on him. And for the ones who don't think he did it. Well he needs to come clean and tell why he lied to the police and changed his story twice. Then maybe people would give him a chance.

  • lookin4clowd9 Nov 3, 2008

    nealsgirl, As long as those of us who care continue to vote, it will remain #1! The way I see it, only when Pat gives up will I (and I know that will never happen!)

  • nealsgirl Nov 3, 2008

    THIS STORY SHOULD STAY #1 TIL WE BRING KELLY HOME!!

  • For-Better-Or-Worse Nov 3, 2008

    Unless the girl is missing for a third time she was found on October 31.

    http://www.wral.com/news/news_briefs/story/3864117/

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