TerriLynn St. John, 23, a Virginia mother of two small children, aged 3 and 1, vanished from her front yard and is now reported as a missing person. The Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department confirmed she vanished around 7:30 AM on February 27, 2018. Since going missing, TerriLynn’s family has said that they do not believe that she would have left her children alone.
According to WTKR-TV, it is believed there is speculation that the incident involved a potential struggle. As the television station reported, St. John “went to her car in her front yard, preparing to take her children to daycare.”
According to The Southside Sentinel newspaper, TerriLynn’s father, Terry St. John, said that his daughter would “never, never, never” have left her children alone, adding, “I’d love to go out and look for her, but where do you start.” TerriLynn’s boyfriend, identified as Mac Kennard, told the publication that he “had kissed her goodbye at 4:20 a.m. and headed to work oystering;” he added that TerriLynn was his “best friend” and that he “could not hold back tears.”
After she was reported missing, her door was found opened and her children were said to be inside their home. A broken necklace belonging to TerriLynn was found in her yard, as well as earrings, shoes and phone belonging to her, helping police to believe that there had been a struggle.
According to WKTR-TV, there are “persons of interest” involved in the case but they have not been named as of this time.
What happens now?
Police have enacted a massive search to look for TerriLynn. According to WKTR-TV, TerriLynn’s father gave the following description of the search:
“They looked through the woods and you could definitely tell there has been a struggle beside my daughter’s car. Jewelry was all around, like it had been broken off, her cell phone was found in the bushes.”
What can you do?
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Middlesex County Sheriff’s Department at 804-758-2779 or by dialing 911.
According to descriptions, Terrilynn is 23-years-old, 5 foot 6 inches tall, 130 pounds, and has blonde hair and blue eyes. She was also described as having “multiple tattoos including R.J.M. on her right wrist, a princess crown on her left wrist, and a cross on her ring finger.” She was also wearing a blue Outer Banks hoodie at the time she went missing, which she can also be seen wearing in Kennard’s Facebook cover photo.
As this story is developing, more information will be updated as made available.
TerriLynn St. John Photos & Videos
TerriLynn St. John Updates
Search for Young Virginia Mom TerriLynn St. John Enters Day 2. #TerriLynn #StJohn https://t.co/L5krHumLaO
— Crimeola (@Crimeola) February 28, 2018
Persons of interest ID'ed in disappearance of TerriLynn St. John. https://t.co/0639zMvTyJ
— Ryan (@CentralVaVOST) February 28, 2018
TerriLynn St John pictures,'abducted' from outside her Virginia home https://t.co/XckQrl46CK pic.twitter.com/mGaMpOOrrd
— infowe (@infowe) February 28, 2018
WHAT HAPPENED TO THIS MISSING MOM? TerriLynn St. John was preparing her kids for daycare just before she disappeared. Officers later found her front door open, her small children alone and her cellphone tossed into the bushes. https://t.co/YNAdkOGJMT
— CW39Houston (@CW39Houston) February 28, 2018