US Brother of Mollie Tibbetts' boyfriend says no sign of struggle at home; she 'would have done something'

14:15  09 august  2018
14:15  09 august  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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“ She ’s small, but she would have done something ,” he said . - Blake Jack, the brother of Mollie Tibbetts ’ boyfriend . The morning after she disappeared, Tibbetts ' family reported her missing after she didn't show up to her job at a daycare center in a nearby town.

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Blake Jack, the brother of Mollie Tibbetts’ boyfriend, told Fox News exclusively on Wednesday that there was no sign of struggle at the boyfriend's Brooklyn, Iowa, home one day after she vanished.

“She’s small, but she would have done something,” he said.

Tibbetts, 20, went missing July 18 from the town, which is about 70 miles east of Des Moines. She was last seen jogging at about 7:30 p.m. in a place where one community watch organizer said “not a lot of big things happen.”

Officers from the FBI, state and local law enforcement agencies have been working to find her. The reward fund for the missing University of Iowa sophomore has grown to more than $300,000 and is likely to continue climbing, a spokesman for Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa said.

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Tibbetts' boyfriend, Dalton Jack, has said he received a Snapchat message from her the night of July 18 after she would have returned from her run.

Tibbetts was staying at her boyfriend's home at the time of her disappearance. She was there to watch his dogs because he had a construction job about 100 miles northeast in Dubuque.

The morning after she disappeared, Tibbetts' family reported her missing after she didn't show up to her job at a daycare center in a nearby town.

Blake Jack, 23, told Fox News that it is impossible to know if she ever returned to the home after her run. Investigators and scent dogs were at the property “a bunch of times” and her phone and Fitbit were missing.

He described the town of 1,400 as a place where residents don’t lock their doors.

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Tibbetts was staying in Brooklyn with her boyfriend , Dalton Jack, for Police have searched the area where she jogs and analyzed surveillance video, but there has still been no sign of her . Mollie ’s brother Scott and her whole family are not giving up hope that she is still alive and will be returned to

See the exclusive interviews with mollie tibbetts ' boyfriend , brothers and father on fox news channel this afternoon. Jack said he thinks the home 's doors were left unlocked around the time of her disappearance.

“If something happened while on a run, people — like you see right now — our neighbors are outside and would have heard something,” he said.

Amiee Houghton said she believes Tibbetts went somewhere with someone she knew.

“There was no kicking of anything. There was no obvious sign of struggle,” she said.

Bill Moulder, Des Moines' longtime police chief, told the Des Moines Register that missing persons cases are usually among the most difficult to solve in law enforcement. He said cases are even more challenging when the suspect is a stranger.

"There's no connection between the person and the stranger. In personal crimes, the subject is connected to the victim — spouse, friend, competitor, someone they fought with. You have a starting point," he said. "But with a stranger abduction, there's no connection.” 

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Mollie Tibbetts case: Investigators conduct more than 200 interviews .
More than a dozen FBI agents are part of the search for a missing University of Iowa student, Investigators are looking at her Fitbit and social media accounts.Tibbetts, 20, disappeared nearly two weeks ago near Brooklyn, a small community an hour east of Des Moines, according to the Poweshiek County Sheriff's Office.

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