UPDATE: Heather Elvis still missing after three months

  • Friday, February 21, 2014

Tammy Moorer


In the roughly two months since Heather Elvis, a vibrant 20-year-old has been missing, friends, family and law enforcement investigators have been following leads, passing out fliers, keeping vigils and posting on social media in an attempt to find the missing woman. A reward for information in the case has grown to $30,000, but despite peripheral information, no trace of the young woman has been found.

Elvis was last heard from in the early morning hours of Dec. 18. Her car was found the following morning near Socastee. Her disappearance was confirmed when she failed to show up for work at the Twisted Kilt on Dec. 20.

While the word of Elvisí disappearance spread nationwide, closer to home, incidents in the case have been occurring right along.

Sidney Moorer, who was arrested Feb. 21 in connection with a search of his home at 8786 SC 814, about 12 miles north of Garden City, told Georgetown County deputies on Feb. 6 that shots were fired into his vehicle while he, his wife Tammy Moorer, who also was arrested, and their three children were traveling south on Highway 17 between DeBordieu and Georgetown.

According to a Georgetown County Sheriffís Office incident report, a deputy met with Sidney Moorer, 38, of Myrtle Beach at the Kangaroo convenience store at the corner of Church and St. James streets Feb. 6.

Moorer also filed a report with the Myrtle Beach Police Department, claiming that on Feb. 20, a man inside a truck pointed a shotgun at him while Moorer was driving on Kings Highway.

Bittersweet hopes of finding Elvis were raised in late December when people searching for Elvis discovered human remains along Tidewater Drive in the Myrtle Beach area about 10:40 a.m.

But early this week Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said the remains were not those of Elvis, and were not connected to any Horry County missing persons case.

Locally, friends of Elvis have been seeking tips and selling T-shirts to help raise funds outside the River City Cafť in Socastee, near the swing bridge.

An event was scheduled for this weekend, according to the Findheatherelvis Facebook page, which has garnered 46,594 views as of 2 p.m. Feb. 21.


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