November 15th, 2010
04:50 PM ET

Ohio sheriff cites possibility missing 3 are dead

Officials searching to find a missing Ohio woman, her 10-year-old son and a family friend more than five days after they disappeared said they want to remain optimistic, but can't ignore the evidence, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Department.

"We have to be realistic about the possibility that these folks are dead," Sheriff David Barber said Monday in Mount Vernon.

Tina Herrmann, 32, remains missing, along with her 10-year-old son, Kody Maynard, and her 41-year-old friend, Stephanie Sprang.

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  1. Frank

    Sheriff,
    WaterBoard the SOB you have in Custody who had the girl tied up in his basement.Screw his rights.This is a matter of life or death.Tell the ACLU to Drop Dead!

    November 15, 2010 at 5:07 pm | Report abuse |
    • Al

      FULLY AGREE!!!

      November 15, 2010 at 9:52 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Da guy

    Hmm.

    November 15, 2010 at 6:29 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Mogwi

    Yeah! Then we waterboard the sheriff because he committed torture (waterboarding). Then waterboard the guy who waterboarded him! Grow up, we are not kids anymore. Waterboarding is torture.

    November 15, 2010 at 7:26 pm | Report abuse |
    • mom of 2

      So having a child bound and gagged is not torture???? Get a grip...he deserves to be tortured for that...not to mention there r still 3 innocent ppl missing possibly dead because of this fool...and you are worried about him being tortured...geez...this is exactly why there r so many nuts out there...where r the victims rights here???

      November 15, 2010 at 8:12 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Mogwi

    Waterboarding might not seem bad to you, but to the world the US is falling from a leader in human rights. I want the world to look up to my country.

    November 15, 2010 at 7:29 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Michigan girl

    Usually i would opt for a little good cop bad cop but lets just send the good cop out for donuts and get down to bussiness

    November 15, 2010 at 8:14 pm | Report abuse |
  6. 517blingdongding

    Our concept of justice is not consistent with Christian principles. Jesus teaches us forgiveness. Two wrong do not make a right. Killing a killer makes you no better than he.

    November 15, 2010 at 8:52 pm | Report abuse |
    • rapunzel

      Yeah, and Jesus also taught us to do unto others. He did commit a felony ya know.

      November 15, 2010 at 11:20 pm | Report abuse |
  7. condolances

    my heart goes out to the families.nobody deserves this let alone the kids.

    November 15, 2010 at 10:37 pm | Report abuse |
  8. buck shot

    @rapum. Agree whole heartedly. And for all you bleeding hearts for the guillty, when sentenced to death put it on tv for everyone to see.Maybe if the criminals see what will happen they'll at least think before commiting a crime

    November 16, 2010 at 12:06 am | Report abuse |
  9. JSto

    The lives of the two women are just as important as those of the kids. I get so tired of seeing comments implying otherwise. This guy deserves the worst possible comeuppance.

    November 16, 2010 at 12:42 am | Report abuse |
  10. Wild Hurricane

    Don't nnbody bite on what blingdongding says- he's a loser.

    November 16, 2010 at 8:46 am | Report abuse |
  11. Wild Hurricane

    That guy blingdongding needs to put some men's clothes back on.

    November 16, 2010 at 8:53 am | Report abuse |
  12. Wild Hurricane

    Blingdongding is an animal lover.

    November 16, 2010 at 8:57 am | Report abuse |
  13. Wild Hurricane

    Blingdongding needs to quit spending hours in the bath tub.

    November 16, 2010 at 8:58 am | Report abuse |
  14. Wild Hurricane

    Blingdongding knows nothing about God.

    November 16, 2010 at 9:00 am | Report abuse |
  15. Wild Hurricane

    Blingdongding is an example of a creature that you just want to leave alone but can't. He is a fool that needs to be addressed. This guy is a sewer. His very nickname is a stench. It seems like he has to be involved in this crime, if you ask me. Maybe his message is a code? An address? 517 Bindoning. Lindon IN. 517 256 3O31
    something!

    November 16, 2010 at 11:15 am | Report abuse |
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