Snohomish County detectives were back in Lake Stevens Tuesday, clearing brush and searching a section along S. Lake Stevens Rd. where Seattle teenager Molly Conley was murdered Saturday night.
Investigators would only say an “evidence search” was being conducted, but two metal detectors were being used on the ground and in trees. Several feet of brush and shrubs were cleared by the detectives as they scoured the site for any clues on the unsolved murder.
Conley, 15, was killed in an apparent random drive-by shooting. The Bishop Blanchet High freshman was in Lake Stevens celebrating her birthday with friends. Conley was walking with her friends along the road when she was shot.
Dispatch records show the first 911 call came in at 11:16 p.m.
Initial reports from witnesses indicated a black SUV may have been involved. However, Tuesday Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Shari Ireton said there was no suspect or suspect vehicle.
She added that every major crimes detective in Snohomish County was now working the case around-the-clock