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Police complete new search for Gayle McCaffrey in West Ashley

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Gayle McCaffrey was last seen in March of 2012 Gayle McCaffrey was last seen in March of 2012
In an effort to locate clues connected to the disappearance of Gayle McCaffrey police are conducting a new search. In an effort to locate clues connected to the disappearance of Gayle McCaffrey police are conducting a new search.
In an effort to locate clues connected to the disappearance of Gayle McCaffrey police are conducting a new search. In an effort to locate clues connected to the disappearance of Gayle McCaffrey police are conducting a new search.
In an effort to locate clues connected to the disappearance of Gayle McCaffrey police are conducting a new search. In an effort to locate clues connected to the disappearance of Gayle McCaffrey police are conducting a new search.
CHARLESTON, SC - Friday afternoon around 4:30 p.m. the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office completed its search in the West Ashley area of Charleston County.  This search was focused mainly on the area surrounding SC Hwy 61 and Bees Ferry Road.

As a result of our search efforts, our search teams were not able to locate any new clues in the disappearance of Gayle McCaffrey.  There is no additional searches plan at this time.

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This current search was not initiated as the result of new information obtained in this investigation. This is an active criminal investigation and Robert McCaffrey, the husband of Gayle McCaffrey, is still considered a suspect in this investigation.


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As a reminder Gayle McCaffrey, (W/F 5-02 and 155 pounds with reddish brown hair and brown eyes), was reported missing from her residence, by her husband Robert McCaffrey on March 18, 2012. Robert McCaffrey told deputies that he last saw Gayle  McCaffrey on March  17, 2012 around 10:00 p.m. before he left the residence to travel to Easley, SC. Mrs. McCaffrey has not been seen or heard from since being reported missing.

Anyone who may have information in this case is asked to contact the Charleston County Sheriff’s Office at 843-202-1700 or crime Stoppers at 843-554-1111.

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