Abigail Hernandez

NH News
11:19 am
Fri December 6, 2013

FBI: Missing Conway Teen Wrote Letter To Mother After Disappearance

This photo of Abigail Hernandez has been widely circulated after her disappearance on October 9th.

A 15-year old Conway, New Hampshire girl who went missing October 9 has been in contact with her family. 

Investigators say Abigail Hernandez wrote a letter to her mother on October 22, two weeks after her disappearance. It was postmarked the 23rd, but didn’t arrive until November 6.

FBI Special Agent Kieran Ramsey says officials have confirmed its authenticity.

"When we received this letter, I will tell you it was unprecedented we have not seen anything like that in recent time in other investigations, but most importantly it gave us hope," says Ramsey.

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NH News
11:10 am
Sun November 24, 2013

Police: Get Pics of Abigail Hernandez Out Before Thanksgiving

Credit Sean Hurley / NHPR

 As Thanksgiving approaches, North Conway police are asking people to post more photos of 15-year old Abigail Hernandez throughout New England.  She’s been missing for more than six weeks--since shortly before Columbus Day.  Police say Thanksgiving is important because some people visiting the area when she disappeared could return for the holiday. 

In a news conference Friday, Abigail’s mother, Zenya Hernandez, read from a statement.

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North Country
6:00 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Lighting The Way For Abigail Hernandez

Firefighter Brian Ames and his family
Sean Hurley

Abigail Hernandez has now been missing for 19 days.  Although thousands of acres have been combed and hundreds of tips have been followed, both the FBI and local police still don't know what happened between 3 and 4 in the afternoon on October 9th when Abby disappeared.  Despite this, the Hernandez family and the local community remain hopeful. On Saturday night nearly 500 people attended a flashlight vigil in Schouler Park in downtown North Conway meant to light the way home for Abby.  Sean Hurley was there and has this report. 

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