The mom of a 30-year-old Edmonton lady who vanished on Christmas Eve fears her daughter is already useless.
“I can not really feel her, I can not really feel my daughter,” Marless Johnson mentioned Friday, her voice breaking. “My child, I do not know the place she is.
“A mom is aware of. I do know she’s gone.”
Johnson mentioned she has little question her daughter was the sufferer of foul play.
Billie Wynell Johnson was final seen on the night of Dec. 24 within the space of 113th Road and 107th Avenue.
On Thursday, two weeks after she vanished, Edmonton police recognized a suspect car and suspect driver within the case.
Investigators are actually searching for the general public’s assist in monitoring down the male driver and the pickup truck he was driving on the evening of Johnson’s disappearance.
Police launched surveillance pictures of the car and urged anybody with data on Johnson’s disappearance to come back ahead.
The suspect car recognized by police, a black Dodge Ram, was captured on surveillance video leaving the downtown space and headed west out of the town between 9:30 p.m. on Christmas Eve and 1:14 a.m. on Christmas Day.
Police additionally launched a surveillance picture of the driving force, in a blue sweater and black face masks, as he enters what seems to be a comfort retailer.
Investigators need to communicate with anybody who might have seen the truck and driver on Christmas Eve or noticed any suspicious exercise involving both.
Marless Johnson mentioned she hung out along with her daughter earlier that evening at her residence close to 111th Avenue and a hundred and thirtieth Road.
Her daughter got here by for just a few hours on Christmas Eve. She appeared unhappy and sat down along with her mom for just a few drinks earlier than returning residence to the residence the place she had been dwelling for a number of weeks just a few blocks away.
That was the final time Johnson heard from her. She referred to as to want her daughter Merry Christmas the next morning however her calls went unanswered.
As Boxing Day got here and went, she grew more and more afraid about her daughter’s welfare.
Billie’s telephone went useless. Her often busy social media accounts fell silent.
Knocks on her residence door that evening and within the following days went unanswered.
Instantly, Johnson had a nasty feeling.
“I acquired this actual ugly feeling in my chest,” she mentioned. “I used to be so scared. That is so out of character for her.”
I am by no means letting this go till I discover her. I promised her that I might deliver her residence.– Marless Johnson
Johnson has since begun a search of her personal, gathering particulars about that evening in an try and pinpoint her daughter’s whereabouts.
She has been in every day contact with police and has posted lacking individuals pictures on-line and throughout the town, pleading for solutions about her daughter.
“I am by no means letting this go till I discover her. I promised her that I might deliver her residence.”
Johnson described Billie as the sunshine of her life. She mentioned her daughter was a vibrant woman, a stunningly lovely tomboy with slicing dry wit.
Mom and daughter had been unusually shut. They spoke every day, usually cracking jokes at one another’s expense and leaning on one another for recommendation.
“She had probably the most superb character and sense of humour. She may mild up a room.”
She mentioned Billie’s youngsters should know the place their mom is.
Gianna, 4, and Dreighson, set to show 11, are heartbroken, she mentioned.
“He’s going to have a good time his birthday on the thirty first with out her. You possibly can see the harm on his face. He is simply making an attempt to be courageous however he simply needs to know the place his mom is,” she mentioned.
“And Gianna, she is going to by no means understand how lovely her mom was.
“She was an exquisite mom.”
Johnson is 5 ft seven inches tall and about 140 kilos.
She has darkish hair, a flower tattoo on her left clavicle and a tattoo down her forearm along with her daughter’s identify, Gianna.
She was final seen carrying tan climbing boots, black pants and a gray or blue FILA sweater. She was carrying a small black Adidas tote bag with white writing.
Anybody with data is requested to contact police or Crime Stoppers.