Billie Dunn's attorney John Young spoke with NewsWest 9 Thursday to clear some things up. Young told NewsWest 9 Hailey's remains are still being investigated, which is why they haven't been released to Hailey Dunn's mother, Billie.
A memorial is in the works for Colorado City teenager Hailey Dunn. That's according to her mother, Billie Dunn. She released a statement on the 'Hope For Hailey' Facebook page on Wednesday.
Last week's news that remains found in Scurry County are those of Colorado City teen Hailey Dunn came as a shock to many.
March 16, 2013, is a day Curtis Lloyd will never forget. He was at Lake JB Thomas in Scurry County, searching for fossils, when he stumbled upon, what we now know are, Hailey Dunn's remains.
The past 28 months have been rough for Terrye Newcomb and all those who worked tirelessly to find Hailey Dunn, the 13-year-old girl who went missing back in 2010.
Billie Dunn released a statement after learning of her daughter's death. In a statement posted on the Hope for Hailey Facebook Page on Friday, Billie thanked everyone who had a part in trying to find her daughter alive.
The announcement by authorities that Hailey had finally been found was brief and it left a lot of questions. Hailey Dunn's grandmother was at that press conference and NewsWest 9 found out, she has no doubts as to who she believes caused Hailey's death.
Heartbroken and grief stricken. That's how Billie Dunn's lawyer described Billie's state on Friday. John Young told NewsWest 9 that Texas Rangers contacted Billie on Friday around 2 p.m. and informed her that the human remains were her daughter.
It took less than four hours to organize a citywide vigil for Hailey Dunn. Friends, family and residents of Colorado City gathered on Friday night at the teen's old home on Chestnutt Street.
As you can imagine, shock waves rippled through the small town of Colorado City after news that Hailey had finally been found. It was met with tears of sadness but also relief that there finally was closure not only for the family, but for the whole community.
The announcement of Hailey Dunn's death was something no one wanted to happen but it was especially hard for those who vowed to bring her home alive.
There have been so many twists and turns in Hailey's case. It's hard to keep up so we're giving you a look back at how the investigation unfolded from day one.
It's been a long search for Hailey Dunn. A search in which countless hours and many avenues were exhausted in the hopes of finding Hailey Dunn.
When NewsWest 9 last spoke with Billie Dunn, she had some chilling words about her ex-boyfriend Shawn Adkins. She confessed that she now believed he may have been involved in Hailey's disappearance.