But even though there’s no real compelling evidence at all that he may have anything to do with it, the circumstances that surround him, where he was, the way he operated, it certainly raises him as a high level of interest, maybe. “Though I am constantly aware that he may be responsible for Amy’s disappearance,” she writes, “it’s very difficult to allow my mind to dwell on this, knowing what he has done to his victims. It wasn’t long before Eaton was arrested, and he quickly confessed to the attempted kidnapping. “Maybe there’s a watch or a shoe or something we might recognize,” Steve says. Steve Carell acknowledges that he told a few lies during a Burning Questions segment on “Ellen.” But when he answered “yes” to having a favorite kid, he sounded pretty convincing. It would be years before this would become a common sight. July 25, 1997, 1 a.m.The car chugs around switchback after switchback, crunching gravel beneath its tires as it ascends the Loop Road through Sinks Canyon in mid-central Wyoming. March 9, 1928 - October 28, 2013 Plant a tree. He reported her missing to police at 10.30 pm that night with a strange message, "Uh, yeah, hey, I’ve got a person missing here, I think, and I wondered if you had a spare around anyplace?”. In addition to owning and managing Elemental Training Center with her husband Steve, Bechtel finds time to … Four years later, those DNA samples taken while Eaton was incarcerated would be linked to unspeakable horrors. On August 5, an FBI agent named Rick McCullough accused Steve of murdering Amy. She knows as well as anybody the story of Amy.”. Todd and Amy had been driving and found the car. The couple have a son, Kunzang. “I got home from climbing, it’s just a normal day, get unpacked, feed the dog or whatever, then I start wondering, Where is she? The campaign didn’t stop King from discussing the case alongside Amy’s sisters on The Geraldo Rivera Show in February 1998. In July 2007, the 10-year anniversary of her disappearance, Roger Rizor, the detective who succeeded Dave King on the case, commented on the cold case to the Billings Gazette. The couple first met when Nancy took Steve's improv class at the Second City comedy troupe in Chicago. Steve Bechtel is a nutrition expert, performance coach, and personal trainer. In July 2002, investigators researching cold cases examined the seminal DNA from Lisa's rape and found a match for Dale Wayne Eaton. Steve is off from his part-time job at Wild Iris, and Amy has her shift at the fitness center before she is off, too. But she says there’s one person who does the same thing for her: Portia de Rossi, Ellen's wife of nearly 12 years. Then, following a tip from neighbors who recalled seeing Eaton digging in his desert-scrub yard, authorities found her car buried on his property in Moneta, just an hour-and-45-minute drive east from Lander. He shows me the garage, where he and friends ran the recovery effort. The next day, her unlocked white Toyota Tercel wagon was found around half a mile away from Frye Lake, which was to be the end of the 10K hill run she was planning, where the Loop Road joins the Burnt Gulch turnoff. Amy’s white Toyota Tercel wagon is parked by the side of the road where the Loop Road splinters out to the smaller, pine-shrouded Burnt Gulch turnoff. But a sample of his DNA was taken whilst he was incarcerated. It’s like the classic cluster of stupid crap.”, I ask him if he’ll take the polygraph to relieve Zerga of all doubt. Stevie J Talks Sex Life with Wife Faith Evans: ‘I Upped It from Three to Five Times a Day’ this link is to an external site that may or may not meet accessibility guidelines. A $100,000 reward out for information leading to a resolution of Amy’s case, meant that investigators were suspicious of Richard’s motives. She’s not sweating. In the subsequent trial, Eaton was found guilty of first-degree murder and sentenced to death by lethal injection in March 2004. An overweight, disheveled 52-year-old stopped his off-green ‘85 Dodge van and offered them assistance. In the absence of hard evidence, what happened in the immediate aftermath of Amy’s disappearance more closely resembled a work of fiction than the stories documented in Serial or The Jinx. Eaton was due to stand trial that fall on a manslaughter charge after killing his cellmate with a lethal punch to the man’s vertebral artery. Amy is going to take care of some errands, including scouting the course for her 10K in September. And he got me so into it!” she said. 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