THE SEARCH FOR EBBY: ‘I JUST WANT HER BACK’: Parents, friends hold out hope for missing teen | ArkansasOnline

Police showed Laurie Jernigan the muddy, pink Nike tennis shoe, taken from a young woman’s severed leg found in the Arkansas River.

“Does this look like your daughter’s shoe?”

It did.

But it wasn’t Ebby’s.

It’s never Ebby.

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AR – Vigil held for missing teen | KATV

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — A prayer vigil was held Sunday afternoon in Little Rock in honor of a missing Central High student.

Residents gathered at Chalamont Park to hear Ebby Steppach’s story and to show her family support.

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AR – Police to search park area for missing teen Ebby Steppach | KATV

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — Little Rock police say they plan to search the area around a local park Tuesday for a teenager who has been missing for more than a year.

Detectives from LRPD’s Major Crimes Division, along with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, will search the Chalamont Park area Tuesday morning starting at 9 a.m. for Ebby Steppach.

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AR – LR Family Desperate for Clues in Missing Daughter’s Case |

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – It has been exactly one year since a Little Rock family last saw their 18-year-old daughter, but with a fresh set of eyes on the investigation, the family still holds a steadfast hope in finding her.

“You know when you fight long enough, something gives,” Ebby Steppach’s mother Laurie Jernigan said.

Central High School Student Ebby Steppach went missing on October 24, 2015 after coming to the Chalmont Subdivision.

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Ark. mom fears missing teen could be victim of sex trafficking |

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) — It’s been five months since a Little Rock teen disappeared.

Since October 24, no one has seen or heard from 18-year-old Central High student Ebby Steppach.

Thursday, March marks her 19th birthday. Ahead of a candlelight vigil that night, THV11’s Laura Monteverdi sat down with her mother, who refuses to label her daughter as a runaway.

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AR – Reward increased for missing teen | KATV

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — The family of a missing Central High School teenager has increased the reward to $15,000 for information leading to her whereabouts.

Ebby Steppach, 18, was last seen October 24 at her grandmother’s home in West Little Rock. Her brother talked to her on the phone the next day and said she sounded disoriented and lost. That was the last time anyone in the family has heard from Ebby.

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AR – Mom wants missing teen home for Christmas | THV11

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – The family of a missing Little Rock teenager is preparing for Christmas without her.

The holiday will mark two months since anyone has seen or heard from 18-year-old Ebby Steppach. Ebby’s disappearance is still under investigation, but police have hit a roadblock.

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AR – Missing teen’s family searches for answers | THV11

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – On Thursday, most of us will gather around the dinner table to celebrate Thanksgiving with our loved ones, but one Little Rock mother will be yearning for that as the search continues for her missing teenage daughter.

The last time anyone heard from 18-year-old Ebby Steppach was October 25. Her empty car was found days later.

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Missing Little Rock, AR 18-year-old’s family offers $3,000 reward | ArkansasOnline

Nearly a month after her disappearance, the family of a missing Little Rock 18-year-old is offering a $3,000 reward for information regarding her whereabouts.

Ebby Jane Steppach was last contacted by phone about 2 p.m. Oct. 24 before she was reported missing Oct. 26, according to Little Rock police.

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AR – LR teen reported missing; police ask for assistance

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Little Rock police are asking for information regarding a teen that was last contacted on Oct. 25.

According to the report, Ebby Steppach, 18, was reported missing on Oct. 26.

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