Missing METALLICA Fan's Mom Questions Hitchhiking Claim

WHSV.com reports: Virginia state police say Morgan Harrington may have been hitchhiking when she was last seen on the Copeley Road bridge, after leaving a METALLICA concert, but Morgan's mother says that would be extremely unusual behavior for her daughter.

In a telephone interview, Gil Harrington said she had never known of her daughter trying to catch a ride with a stranger.

Police say witnesses saw a woman fitting Harrington's description trying to get a ride.

Morgan's parents, Dan and Gil Harrington, appeared on NBC's "Today Show" Saturday morning to discuss the latest clues in the case and talk directly to the person who they think has Morgan. Watc video of their appearance below.

Morgan disappeared on October 17 during a METALLICA concert at John Paul Jones Arena. She was last seen by eyewitnesses hitchhiking on the Copeley Road Bridge about 9:30 that night.

According to NBC29.com, Gil Harrington stated, "None of this makes sense. It doesn't make sense that our daughter is missing — snatched from her life, abducted or possibly murdered."

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