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Month After Giving Birth to Twins, Mom Vanishes

Savannah Spurlock also has two older children
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 5, 2019 5:31 PM CST
A missing poster for Savannah Spurlock.   (LostNMissing Inc)

(Newser) – Tuesday is Savannah Spurlock's 23rd birthday, but the Kentucky mom of four isn't with her family to celebrate. She's been missing for more than a month, and this week the search is focused on corn fields and a bridge near the home where Spurlock was last tracked, Fox News reports. Officials just revealed over the weekend that Spurlock, who was last seen on surveillance video leaving a Lexington bar with three men in the wee hours of Jan. 4, was taken by those men to a home in Garrard County, 40 miles from the bar. The men told police they didn't know Spurlock—a mom to 4- and 2-year old boys who had also just given birth to twins in December—before meeting her at the Other Bar the night of Jan. 3. One of them reportedly told police she left the home in the morning, but police have not been able to confirm she left.

Spurlock's car was found in Lexington, with her purse and her coat still inside, and her mother tells the Lexington Herald-Leader the men's story doesn't add up. "I think the guys she was with know more than they are saying," Ellen Spurlock says. "Their story doesn’t make sense. She left with no money, no car, no coat, no phone in a different county than where she lives. It’s not like her." The men have not been charged, and police are not releasing their identities. A police lieutenant from Richmond, where Savannah Spurlock lives with her mother, says her phone was turned off the morning of her disappearance and has not been found. Ellen Spurlock remembers the last time she saw her oldest daughter as just a normal day. "I thought she needed a little break. She hadn’t done anything for months since she just had the twins," she says. Savannah Spurlock went to the bar with a friend, but they separated. In a FaceTime call with her mom around 2:30am, Spurlock said she would be home later that morning. (A nurse will reportedly be charged in another missing mom case.)

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