Police Seek New Help In Solving Cold Case

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Police in Evansdale, Iowa are seeking new help to find leads in the abductions and deaths of two young cousins back in 2012.

Cousins Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook-Morrissey were abducted in July 2012 and found dead at a wildlife refuge five months later.

Evansdale Police Chief Kent Smock is now in Washington D.C. at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. He hopes a fresh sight of eyes will help give investigators the break they need.

"There may be something staring us in the face, and we have been so close to this investigation that we don't see it," Smock said.

A suspect was named in this case back in 2013. Police believed Michael Klunder may be involved after he abducted two girls in 2013. One of the girls, Kathlynn Shepard, was killed. Klunder killed himself after that incident.