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Adre’anna’s disappearance still resonates at the TNT, in Tillicum

Post by Adam Lynn / The News Tribune on July 18, 2007 at 10:44 am |
July 18, 2007 10:44 am

The case of Adre’anna Jackson made quite an impression on us here at Lights & Sirens, so much so that you’ll notice we have a category devoted to her on this blog.

Stacey, who wrote a great profile of Adre’anna, still keeps the case file on top of her desk, more than a year after the girl’s remains were found out in Woodbrook.

She was the first person I thought of when authorities announced last week that Terapon Dang Adhahn was a prime suspect in the death of Zina Linnik.

The effects of her disappearance still linger in Tillicum, too, where most residents keep a closer eye on their children now.

“My three girls are always on lock-down,” Tillicum resident Vivian McMillian told us Tuesday after news broke that Adhahn now is being looked at as a person of interest in Adre’anna’s death. “Some of the kids have taken to walking to school together in big groups since she died.”

McMillian and others are holding out hope that Adhahn’s the one who snatched up and killed Adre’anna.

“I hope it is for the fact that whoever killed her needs to be brought to justice,” she said.

But McMillian also worries there will be an unintended downside.

“Some of these parents will get lax again,” she said. “I wish they’d learn.”

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