2 Sought In Missing Woman Case
$51,000 Reward Offered For Info In Lynda Meier Disappearance
HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. – Police have released surveillance images of two people of interest in the disappearance of a Hallandale Beach woman.
Lynda Meier, 40, has not been seen since June 4, when surveillance cameras captured video of her leaving her Hallandale Beach building at 5:17 a.m.
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Investigators said video showed Meier using an ATM at a Bank of America in the 800 block of east Hallandale Beach Boulevard at 5:27 a.m. Video from another camera showed Meier's Cadillac Escalade moving west on Hallandale Beach Boulevard a minute later.
On the same day Meier was last seen, a man wearing a hood and dark glasses held a white cloth over his mouth as he tried to make a withdrawal from a bank in northern Miami-Dade County using Meier's card. Later that day, at a different bank in central Miami-Dade, another man tried to do the same.
"It's clear to us that they knew what they were doing and how to disguise themselves," said Dwayne Fluornoy, of the Hallandale Beach Police Department.
Police released surveillance images of the two men, whom they called people of interest, Tuesday morning.
"There is a possibility that she may know some of the people involved in her disappearance," Fluornoy said.
Detectives said they have interviewed several people, including two women who used Meier's credit cards at a Walmart store the day after she was last seen.
"I'm pleading for her. I'm pleading for someone to come out with information to help us find her," said Meier's mother, Phylis Meier.
Meier's mother said she had been concerned with some of the people her daughter was hanging around with.
"But Lynda always had a very kind heart and she was a very giving person," Phylis Meier said.
Meier's Cadillac Escalade was found abandoned in an Opa-Locka parking lot on June 13.
"We may be looking at more than a missing persons case," Fluornoy said.
The reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for Meier's disappearance has increased to $51,000. Anyone with information is asked to call Hallandale Beach police or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).
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