KSP searches oil tank in Geneva Bottoms after tip of possible abducted woman Sarah Teague's body inside

Published: Aug. 25, 2016 at 9:03 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 25, 2016 at 9:51 PM CDT
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Kentucky State Police searched Geneva Bottoms in Union County Thursday for the 21-year-old cold case of missing Kentucky woman Heather Teague after finding a new lead.

UNION CO., KY (WFIE) - Heather's mother Sarah said she recently got wind of a tip that Heather's body was dumped in an oil tank in the middle of corn fields near Geneva Bottoms.

Friday marks the 21 years since Heather Teague was reportedly seen dragged from a beach into the woods, and never seen again.

All these years later, her mother Sarah is just as hopeful as she was decades ago that she'll either find her daughter or get closure.

Kentucky State Police sifted through that oil tank on Thursday, by installing a filter at the bottom, and draining it after evidence was brought to authorities that could possibly be legitimate, 

"There's been several leads and rumors that she's in Geneva Bottoms so for me, this is a day where if we bring her home, that's okay wonderful, but I also think this opens the door that she could be in a secret place at Geneva Bottoms," said Sarah Teague.

Sarah also revealed she has reason to believe the original suspect, the man who allegedly killed himself a few days after Heather was abducted, is actually not the person who took Heather at all.

"Marty Dill was not the man with the dark, bushy hair and the beard. Marty was bald. The eyewitness's story that continued to change is not true. I have documents, taped conversations that proved that eyewitness is not telling the truth. Heather could have been a confidential informant, I know for a fact she met with a Henderson police officer the night before she was abducted," Teague said.

Six hours later, KSP's search on Thursday found nothing in the tank.

Teague plans to hold a press conference Friday in Madisonville where she said she'll reveal what she says is more evidence in this case.

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