Money Rasied To Update Heeringa Suspect Sketch

Posted at 6:39 PM, Jun 12, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-12 18:41:07-04

NORTON SHORES, Mich.- Thousands across West Michigan have raised enough money to update the suspect sketch in the search for a missing mother from Norton Shores.

Tips about the missing mother aren’t coming in as fast as they used to and creators of the Find Jessica Heeringa Facebook pageare hoping to a color sketch of the suspect will change that. The idea to turn the sketch from black and white to color was posted on the page Monday night and within 24 hours, thousands around West Michigan had raised double the amount of money to do it.

Foresenic artist Lois Gibsonof Houston will be completing the sketch. According to her website, she has helped police around the world catch more than a thousand criminals with her sketches.

If you have any information on the disappearance of Jessica Heeringa, you’re asked to call Silent Observer at 231-72-Crime.