Missing Person Kristen Modafferi

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Raised by 15 people in 40 months
Here is Kristen's story...

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Eighteen years ago, Kristen Modafferi disappeared and she has never been seen since. She was renting a room at 274 Jayne Avenue, Oakland, Ca. Despite our best efforts, leads have few and far between, and her case has gone cold.

Recently, retired Police Officer Paul Dostie offered his cadaver dog, Buster, to see if his dog could 'alert' to human decomposition on the 274 Jayne Avenue property where Kristen rented a room back in 1997.

On June 25th, 2015, this took place and Buster did in fact 'alert' in the basement of the home. Paul has 100% confidence that Buster's alert is, in fact, human remains. Soil sampling is the next step to establish the date of the human remains. If the results are in the neighborhood of 18 years ago, it is a very strong indication that Kristen's remains are buried in the basement of that home.

We are sending the 3 soil samples' to Dr. Arpad Vass of the University of Knoxville for forensic testing to further determine the date of the human remains.

Buster's prowess in finding human remains is unmatched, but it is only half the equation. Next the soil samples that were taken need to be sent to the University of Knoxville in Tennessee so that the nation's best forensic analysts can do further testing.

If the human remains date back to 1997 or thereabouts - well then, everything changes.

The money raised will go to pay the expenses to have the soil sample tests performed.

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I just got a question about 'soil sample' results. This is what I know - at first - OPD was not interested in this lead - then the media got involved and within hours OPD was literally at 274 Jayne Ave 0- including the higher-ups. At that point - they became interested and took over all aspects of the investigation and have asked Retired Det. Paul Dostie and DR Arpad Vass politely step back and allow them to do what needs to be done. That was June of 2015 - since then - nothing but 'non-producing assurances from Oakland PD.
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Hi all -

It has been a long time and I just realized I need update you on what is going on. In a nutshell - the 'reality' of suffering the loss of a child thru abduction is the insanely SLOW response of law enforcement particularly when your child is abducted in a big urban city where law enforcement resources are overwhelmed. Pretty much all the Modaferrie's are receiving from Oakland PD is 'we are working on it but we are waiting'. This has been going on for so darn long that it is naturally deflating. Next June is the 20th Anniversary so the media will be doing huge stories on Kristen. (They are starting to ramp up the story now) so - one would assume the media attention will have some affect in Oakland PD.) It is not the street cops that are to blame - they go to work and do what they are told by their bosses....I promise as soon as I know anything - I will update you here... Thanks
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Hi all - here is the latest...

after many, may months - actually 13 months - of stalls and delays - Bob Modafferi did hear from Oakland PD. They did in fact do some searching of the 274 Jayne avenue - but even at this late date - they still say they have more work to do. They are pretty much telling the Modafferi's 'we are not sure'. They also tell the Mod's that they are beyond swamped with work case loads.

I do do not agree with any of this - but just know that I am sharing with you what I am being told.

So - we march on. I am starting another GoFundMe that will be sure to get people's attention.

We will be sponsoring a $1,000.00 cash Treasure Hunt for Kristin. We place the money in a Capsule and whoever finds it, keeps it.

Here is the key: We hide the money in Berkeley, Ca. Give out clues Twice -a-week on our www.FindKristen.com website, All the clues will be about Kristen's case, specifically - what role Jon Onuma and Jill Lampo play in it.

Remember: In June , 2012 - Jill Lampo confided to her uncle that while she was living in San Francisco, she helped a man abduct a young woman and that the guilt was eating her up. I have a copy of the letter. I just wanted to let you know the latest.

Finally - for all of you who buy stuff from Amazon, we are now an Amazon Affiliate,

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Please use this link and we receive a commission off of every purchase. We can use this to fund future Kristen promo's. Thanks, Dennis
Jill's confession to her uncle
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Update - October 25th

Hi all,

Two days ago, Joan Scanlon Petruski, founder of The Kristen Foundation, heard back from Dr. Arpad Vass, the scientist who worked on the soil samples.

He sent her his reports which have been forwarded to the Modafferi's as well as Oakland PD.

To the point: He says to run one more set of tests (at no cost to the family or us) to help clarify some of the chemical results he is getting.

Dr. Vass says that the soil sample we sent him was unusually 'dry' and that led to some uncertainties in the results he was seeing.

He did say that all the basics were there for human decomp but until the next round of tests are complete he did not feel comfortable saying 100% for sure that there is in fact proof of human decomp.

The next round will not happen until sometime in November and this is only because of scheduling issues with investigators and not really related to Dr. Vass.

Most important is what I am about to write next: 1) I know you know this is very serious: 2)Foremost in my mind is that I knew a very few select people offered to step up and donate actually 'dollars' to make this happen - so it is CRUCIAL to me that I respect you by telling you everything I know ASAP.

The investigators 100% know what is at stake and the Mod's and I are following their direction.

When this is all over - I will send everyone a very detailed account of this process as you have a right to know.
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Jennifer Lamb
23 months ago
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Any update on the soil samples?

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Nellie Clements
12 months ago

I tried to donate after hearing the misconduct podcast, but an error message keeps appearing .

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Casandra W Perry
39 months ago

I pray you receive answers about your beautiful girl soon. I can't contribute but I shared her story on my wall. Blessings to you all.

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Alisha Seigel
37 months ago

Praying this testing provides answers for the Modafferi family .

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Jennifer Lamb
23 months ago
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Any update on the soil samples?

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Nellie Clements
12 months ago

I tried to donate after hearing the misconduct podcast, but an error message keeps appearing .

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Casandra W Perry
39 months ago

I pray you receive answers about your beautiful girl soon. I can't contribute but I shared her story on my wall. Blessings to you all.

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