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'I pray you relent’ - Cortney Lake’s aunt pleads for someone to come forward with information

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St. Johns, N.L. — Glenda Power, aunt of Cortney Lake who police believe was murdered after her disappearance June 7, tweeted another heartfelt plea for someone with information to come forward after an intensive search by police and ground search volunteers Friday and Saturday in the area of the Smallwood Farm property near Bellevue Beach.

 

 

Police and about ground search volunteers combed the Smallwood Farm property near Bellevue Beach Saturday.  — Joe Gibbons/The Telegram
Police and about ground search volunteers combed the Smallwood Farm property near Bellevue Beach Saturday. — Joe Gibbons/The Telegram

 

She tweeted photos of the search and said: This. Our family waits, stomachs in knots, hearts hurting. We extend our heartfelt appreciation to all the searchers who are on the ground looking

To those who have withheld info, your callous disregard for our suffering is unfathomable. I pray you relent.

 

Glenda Power speaks during a vigil Sept. 30. — Keith Gosse/Telegram file photo
Glenda Power speaks during a vigil Sept. 30. — Keith Gosse/Telegram file photo

 

 

Power, along with another aunt, Donna Walsh, has been instrumental in organizing citizen searches in various areas since the 24-year-old Lakes disappearance. Lake had a six-year-old son.

Philip Smith, Lakes former boyfriend is a suspect in the case, but was not charged.

Lake was last seen in Mount Pearl getting into Smiths truck.

Smith committed suicide in a wooded area near Bellevue Beach. His body was discovered Nov. 1.

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