Albemarle County, VA
BRLM broke the story Tuesday evening, the car missing Nelson County teen Alexis Murphy was driving had been found in neighboring Albemarle County. Nelson County Sheriff David Brooks confirmed the car was located as he was on the way to the scene. Our media partners at CBS-19 / The Newsplex in Charlottesville photos from the scene back. In the picture above crime scene tape secures the area just after the car was found on the parking lot of Carmike Cinema on Route 29 North of Charlottesville.
The Newsplex’s Rachel Ryan was the first reporter on the scene and spoke with the young man who alerted police to the vehicle. He says he is friends with the Murphy family and found the car around 8 p.m. on Tuesday. He says he does not know how long it has been parked at the theater.
Meanwhile, Nelson Sheriff Brooks says the search continues and will be full throttle until Alexis is located.