WWMT Family members of a Michigan woman missing for nearly two decades say they working with authorities on a new lead.
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Tammie Jane Briley was last seen in September of 2000.
The 37-year-old’s boyfriend told investigators she demanded to get out of his car during an argument as he was driving along I-94 near Battle Creek.
“She was last seen crossing the Interstate from the westbound lane to the eastbound lane,” according to a report from the FBI .
Briley’s boyfriend was questioned, but her body was never found. Now, authorities are investigating a possible lead.
Our affiliates at WWMT report Briley’s son, Brad Hart, was contacted by Michigan State Police about a woman who bears a strong resemblance to his mother meandering throughout Poza Rica, Mexico.
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Police said they were contacted through social media regarding the similarities the woman shared with Briley."She had gotten into a fight years ago and had two hooped [earrings] pulled out of her ear," Hart said of his mother. "And the woman in Mexico had scar marks where earrings had been ripped out of her ear."The woman in Mexico also has the same imprints in her teeth as Briley, family members said.Hart told WWMT he is working with several contacts in Mexico, as well as Michigan State Police, to keep the woman safe and obtain her DNA."I just encouraged them to purchase her a beverage and some snacks and then offer to throw the bottle away," he said, referencing how the DNA sample was eventually shipped to get […]