Police Hope Timeline Will Help In Missing METALLICA Fan Search

WSLS 10 reports that additional details were released in the disappearance of Morgan Dana Harrington, the missing 20-year-old junior from Virginia Tech who was last seen at METALLICA's October 17, 2009 concert at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Interviews with various arena staff and other people in the vicinity of the arena that night have placed a young woman matching Harrington's description outside the facility from approximately 8:30 p.m. to approximately 9:30 p.m.:

8:20 – 8:30 p.m.* - Harrington is outside the arena near the main entrance and is attempting to re-enter the arena, but is told that arena policy requires her to have a ticket stub to do so.

8:30 – 8:48 p.m.* - Witnesses recall seeing a woman fitting Harrington's description outside the arena at various locations.

8:48 p.m.* - Harrington talks to her friends by cell phone.

8:48 – 9:00 p.m.* – Additional sightings of her outside the arena are reported.

9:00 - 9:10 p.m.* - Harrington is seen walking through the University Hall parking lot towards Lannigan Field.

9:10 – 9:20 p.m.* - Individuals report seeing Harrington walking in the grassy, overflow parking lot at Lannigan Field. The lot is often used for RV parking.

9:20 – 9:30 p.m. - She is seen walking on the Copeley Road railroad bridge, between Ivy Road and the track at Lannigan Field. Investigators are asking for anyone who might have seen a young woman fitting Harrington's description getting into a vehicle around this time or later to contact police. Also, anyone who might recall seeing a vehicle randomly stopped in the roadway on Copeley Road that night is asked to notify police. Copeley Road is about two blocks away from the John Paul Jones arena.

Police are asking anyone with information call the tip line at 434-352-3467.


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