Found Deceased: Amber Elkins, 20 Yrs., Humble, TX, 07/24/11

07/31/11 — We are very sad to report that the body found by our searchers on Sunday, July 31, 2011, has been positively identified as that of Amber Elkins. We want to thank everyone who participated in this search. The conditions were especially hard due to the heat we are experiencing. We would also like to thank the people in the community who donated food and water to our searchers. Please keep Amber’s family and friends in your prayers during their time of grief. They have a very long road ahead of them ensuring that they get justice for Amber, and the person responsible for her death is punished. We will post funeral arrangements once they become available.

07/30/11 — The search for 20 year-old Amber Elkins will continue at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday morning, July 31, 2011. The Command Post will be at the VFW Hall, 16035 Waverly Drive, Houston, TX 77032 (see map below). We will be in need of foot searchers and ATV searchers. Your Search Coordinator is Ron Overman and his number is (936) 499-1011. Please dress accordingly for adverse weather conditions. Bring your own water and snacks if possible. We will be searching regardless of the weather. Thank you so much.  There will be a candlelight vigil at 7:00 p.m. at the Command Center.

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07/29/11 — The search for 20 year-old Amber Elkins will continue at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday morning, July 30, 2011. The Command Post will be at the Riverwood Missionary Baptist Church, located at 11938 Homestead Rd., near E. Mount Houston Rd. 77050. We will be in need of foot searchers and ATV searchers. Your Search Coordinator is Ron Overman and his number is (936) 499-1011. Please dress accordingly for adverse weather conditions. Bring your own water and snacks if possible. We will be searching regardless of the weather. Thank you.

07/29/11 — The search for 20 year-old Amber Elkins will begin at 9:00 a.m. on Friday morning, July 29, 2011. The Command Post will be at the Riverwood Missionary Baptist Church, located at 11938 Homestead Rd., near E. Mount Houston Rd. 77050. We will be in need of foot searchers and ATV searchers. Your Search Coordinator is Ron Overman and his number is (936) 499-1011. Please dress accordingly for adverse weather conditions. Bring your own water and snacks if possible. We will be searching regardless of the weather. Thank you.

To see news coverage of this case, follow links.

http://ourtribune.com/article.php?id=12388

http://www.khou.com/home/Source-Body-found-in-area-Equusearch-was-looking-for-missing-Humble-woman-126489218.html

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-504083_162-20086268-504083.html

http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/atascocita/news/article_7bf4855c-8329-5040-bea2-dbd7c0d55acc.html

http://www.khou.com/news/local/Source-Body-found-in-area-Equusearch-was-looking-for-missing-Humble-woman-126489218.html

http://www.yourhoustonnews.com/kingwood/news/article_37aa5638-292e-545d-a7a2-e26e95bb03c9.html

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7677549.html

http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=8280033

http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=8281261

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7677809.html

http://www.click2houston.com/news/28722887/detail.html

http://www.khou.com/news/local/Man-charged-in-the-murder-of-missing-Spring-woman-126457638.html

http://www.khou.com/news/crime/Volunteers-find-no-sign-of-missing-mother-from-Spring–126434218.html

http://www.click2houston.com/news/28702572/detail.html

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan/7676230.html

http://blog.chron.com/newswatch/2011/07/ktrk-missing-womans-suv-found-with-blood-inside/

http://abclocal.go.com/ktrk/story?section=news/local&id=8278149

http://www.myfoxhouston.com/dpp/news/local/110729-spring-mother-missing

http://www.click2houston.com/news/28702572/detail.html

07/28/11— Amber Elkins, age 20, was last seen on Sunday evening, July 24, 2011 in the area of Greens Road and Highway 59 in Harris County, TX. It is not known what Amber was last wearing+. If you have any information, please call the Harris County Sheriff’s Dept. at (713) 222-6000 or Texas EquuSearch at (281) 309-9500.

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