The murdered Georgia mother whose bare physique was present in a ravine shared ugly selfies on social media revealing a severely bruised eye – years earlier than she disappeared beneath mysterious circumstances.
“Look what I did to myself once I face planted on the concrete sidewalk,” Debbie Collier, 59, captioned the Fb submit in December 2020, Fox Information reported.
“I should not have any eye make-up on the correct eye,” added Collier, who was found by authorities Sept. 11 with burn marks on her stomach a day after her daughter and husband had reported her lacking.
The photographs from 2020 present her badly bruised proper eye swollen shut and scrape marks above and under.
She was discovered useless roughly 60 miles from her Athens dwelling after wiring $2,385 to her daughter, Amanda Bearden, and leaving a chilling be aware on Sept. 10.
“They don’t seem to be going to let me go, love you there’s a key to the home within the blue flower pot by the door,” wrote Collier, who left her dwelling in a rented SUV as a result of her automobile was being repaired, taking solely her bank card and driver’s license together with her.
Collier could have been concerned in “screaming and combating” at her dwelling the night time earlier than she went lacking, in line with a neighbor.
Police have declared her loss of life a murder, and say they’ve executed search warrants and interviewed related folks, however are staying tight-lipped on additional particulars.
No suspects have been named within the mysterious case.
An Athens-Clarke County police spokesperson advised Fox Information Digital that he had no report of any home calls involving Collier or her husband.
Dr. Emma Lew, a former Florida forensic pathologist, advised the information outlet that the damage seen on Fb “could be in line with a fall,” including that the injury was attributable to one thing “laborious and comparatively flat, at the least the portion of the article that got here into contact together with her.”
The daughter’s boyfriend advised The Put up on Thursday that police have confiscated the household’s telephones.
“They’ve interrogated all of us. The people who find themselves closest to her are type of checked out as suspects proper now,” he mentioned, requesting that his title not be used. “It’s bizarre, I really feel like [the Sheriff’s Department] could have some leads however they gained’t inform us something.”
Collier, a realtor, lived at her dwelling together with her husband, Steven Collier, who advised cops he final encountered his spouse at 9 p.m. the night time earlier than her disappearance and didn’t see her go away the next morning as a result of they sleep in separate beds as a result of his loud night breathing.
Bearden, who grew to become hysterical as she watched her mom’s stays being carried up the ravine, advised police that her mom had no historical past of psychological sickness or suicidal ideas.