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Find Missing Linda Louise Fledderman!

Find Missing Linda Louise Fledderman!
Find Missing Linda Louise Fledderman!
Find missing Linda Louise Fledderman?
She has been missing for almost 22 years.
Back then, her boyfriend was found murdered
And she was nowhere to be found.
She was treated as a wanted fugitive
For many years.
Has the system let her down?

Find Missing Linda Louise Fledderman!
Details

Find Missing Linda Louise Fledderman! Linda Louise Fledderan has been missing since August 17, 1996. She is missing from Myakka, Florida. Linda Louise Fledderman is classified as an endangered missing person. Her year of birth is 1964. At the time of her disappearance, Fledderman was 32 years old. Her current age is 54 years old. Linda Louise Fledderman is a Caucasian female. Her hair is brown and her eyes are green. She is described as 5’6″ tall and 125 pounds. There is no description of any distinguishing physical characteristics like scars, birthmarks, tattoos, or piercings. Nor is it known what Fledderman was wearing at the time of her disappearance.

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Circumstances

Linda Louise Fledderman was last seen at the Myakka City Bar and Grill in Myakka, Florida. She was seen early on the morning of on August 17, 1996. At 6:00 P.M., the body of her boyfriend of eight years, Jefferson Lowry Blanton, was found at the home she shared with Fledderman. She was seen in the 37000 block of Sixby Road. He’d been shot to death. The murder weapon was never found.

There were no indications of a struggle inside the residence. The doors were locked. Nothing was missing. And Fledderman and Blanton’s pickup trucks were parked nearby.

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Wanted, Not Missing

There was no sign of Fledderman. And she has never been heard from again. She had left her four-year-old son with her sister before her disappearance.

For years, Fledderman was the prime suspect in Blanton’s murder. And she was considered a fugitive. The police tried to get a warrant for her arrest for murder. But there was insufficient evidence. Instead they got a warrant on the charge of deserting her child.

Fledderman and Blanton had a troubled relationship. And police were called to their home in response to domestic disturbances several times. Both of them drank to excess.

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Backstory

In one incident, Fledderman allegedly shot out Blanton’s truck tires during an argument. Blanton was once arrested for assaulting Fledderman. But formal charges were never filed against him. Fledderman obtained a restraining order against him in 1993. She stated that he’d threatened her. However, the couple reconciled and the restraining order was dismissed.

Investigators are now looking into the theory that Fledderman was innocent of Blanton’s murder. And may have met with foul play herself. She had a stable job as a technician at L-3 Aviation Recorders in 1996. And she was a good mother. Also, it’s uncharacteristic of her to be out of touch with her family. It was in response to her family’s concern that the police went to the couple’s home. And they found Blanton’s body in the hallway. Her loved ones stated she would have never abandoned her son.

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Another Suspect

Larry James Parks was at the same bar as Fledderman and Blanton on August 17. In 2002, Marks pleaded guilty to three counts of murder in connection with a 1999 triple homicide. He killed a woman and her two young daughters. His fingerprint was found inside Fledderman’s pickup truck.

Authorities are investigating Parks as a possible suspect in Blanton’s murder and Fledderman’s disappearance. But no charges have been filed against him.

Fledderman’s family had her declared legally dead in 2001. She is still considered a possible suspect in Blanton’s murder. Her disappearance remains unsolved.

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Opinion

All of this could have been prevented. Before there was a murder or disappearance, there was a violent intimate relationship. Linda Louise Fledderman had suffered at the hands of her boyfriend. Almost 22 years ago, Stanton, Fledderman’s boyfriend, was found murdered. Fledderman turned out to be a missing person. Why did police not give her the benefit of the doubt then? Instead, they treated her as a fugitive and focused on catching her rather than her safety. If police had treated Fledderman as a missing person from the start, would this have made a difference? It will never be known. Police now suspect foul play when it may be too late. And they still have not ruled out Fledderman as a “possible suspect.”

Two families need and deserve answers! Do you have any information concerning the whereabouts of Linda Louise Fledderman? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) responsible for her disappearance? Do you have any information on the murder of her boyfriend, Jefferson Lowry Blanton? Do you have any information concerning the person (s) responsible for Blanton’s murder?

If you have any information, please contact Manatee County Sheriff’s Office at: (941) 747-3011. You may also contact 9-1-1 or your
local police.

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