The Daily Inter Lake-Tue-07-21-70
news view general's the Find Body Of Kidnapped Girl LANSING, Mich. CAP) -- Po- Police did not disclose the lice searched a wooded area cause of death or whether near this state capital Tuesday girl had been sexually for clues in the death of kidnap Lansing Mayor Gerald W. victim Laurie Murninghan -- Craves said, "1 am like each pretty, 16-year-old daughter of a you, stunned and greatly former mayor--whose body was grieved by this senseless found at the end of a 12-day Our hearts and prayers go search. m deepest sympathy to Laurie's The girl was taken from agift family." shop by an armed man after a Laurie was forced into a $64 robbery July 3. car at gunpoint by a man who Her father. Max Murninghan, had held up the gift shop made a television appeal to the she worked and had looted abductor the night of her disap- cash register after striking pearance pleading, "Do not woman proprietor on the head harm an innocent girl and cause with apistol. yourself greater trouble." The girl, a high school junior, Police specialists cordoned had been clerking at the store off an area about 15 miles south part time, of Lansing in Ingham County. Her captor was describedasa Two boys walking near a state goateed Negro, 20 to 25 game preserve Monday found old, wearing a yellow pullover the body, which lay about 20 feet from a road. The blonde teenager was identified by dental records after after an autopsy was performed. sweater and a beige hat. A $5,000 reward by an anonymous donor and the entry of FBI agents into the case turned up no usable leads.