Debbie Collier’s daughter informed detectives that her mother had no history of suicidal ideation.
Debbie Collier’s sudden disappearance and death have stunned people across Georgia and the country.
Details about the woman’s body being discovered in the woods in Habersham County have prompted doubts regarding her disappearance and death.
While there isn’t much clear investigation information surrounding the woman’s initial disappearance, here’s what you need to know:
Debbie Collier Daughter And Husband
Debbie Collier’s daughter is Amanda Bearden, and her husband’s name is Steve Collier.
According to investigators, Deborrah Todd Collier was a 59-year-old Athens resident.
Amanda Bearden, Collier’s adult daughter, was recognized by the Police. She told investigators that her mother had no history of mental illness and had a “poor back,” implying she couldn’t walk far.
According to the website, Carriage House Realty, Inc. in Athens hired Debbie Collier as a Front Office Manager. As of September 22, the company’s social media had not publicly announced Debbie Collier’s death.
Debbie Collier and her husband appear to have shared a Facebook account.
According to public Facebook posts, Collier was a Georgia Bulldogs football enthusiast.
Debbie Collier Was Missing: What Happened To Her?
On September 10, Collier was reported missing from Athens. Amanda Bearden, her daughter, told investigators that her mother’s car was in the shop then.
Hence, she drove away in a rented Chrysler Pacifica SUV, carrying only her license and a debit card.
According to the incident report narrative from the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office, On September 11, Athens-Clarke County Police got help from Habersham deputies.
Debbie Collier Case Update
Police in Athens-Clarke County shares additional distressing details about Debbie Collier’s death. She was discovered in the woods naked, partially burned, dead, and “grasping a tiny tree.”
On September 11, Habersham County deputies and Tallulah Falls Police Department officers responded to the scene of Collier’s automobile on Ga. Highway 15 in Clarkesville.
According to an incident report, a Police sergeant discovered an automobile parked in an apparent “pull-off” that went to an old logging road off Ga. Highway 15 on the northbound side.
The car was in the same position around 5 pm on September 10, according to a Tallulah Falls Police officer. The officer stated in the investigation report that it is common for cars to pull over in the area.
According to the investigation, the car was unlocked and empty.
Law enforcement requested assistance from Georgia State Patrol Aviation.
On behalf of Athens-Clarke County Police, a Sirius XM team member alerted Habersham County Sheriff’s Office investigators about the location of Debbie Collier’s automobile.
According to the satellite radio operator, a signal was received from Ga. Highway 15 and Victory Home Lane in Clarkesville.
Is Debbie Collier’s Case Drug Related?
According to a Habersham County Sheriff’s Office report, the investigation revealed that the incident was drug-related.
It’s unclear what kind of narcotics were involved or who was buying, selling, or trafficking them.
The GBI crime lab is examining Debbie Collier’s body and things from her car. The results of the investigation into her death are still pending.
According to Police documents, investigators discovered her slightly burned, naked, and “grasping a little tree.”
According to the incident report, investigators discovered a blue tarp with burn marks and “a nude female laying on her back, gripping a small tree with her right hand” downhill from the site.
Investigators suspect the perpetrator attempted to burn the body. Her bones were “clearly burnt,” with “charring to her abdomen.”
According to investigators, no evidence links Debbie Collier’s abduction and death to kidnapping or suicide.
Debbie Collier’s disappearance was not reported to state authorities, which is common in active kidnapping cases.