Monday, March 31 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-04-01 02:30:37 GMT
Saturday August 03: Alexis Murphy left her home in Shipman, Virginia on Saturday evening, reportedly headed for Lynchburg. She tweeted "Burg Bound" to her twitter followers at 3:04 p.m. Saturday. According toFull Story
A timeline of events in the search for Alexis Murphy.Full Story
Auto clubs from across
central Virginia cruised into Nelson County Saturday to raise money for the
family of missing 17-year-old Alexis Murphy.
The Street Elements Auto Club
hosted a benefit cruise in at the Ebony and Ivory Field in Roseland to help Murphy's
family. Cars and bikes of all
kinds sported pink ribbons as a sign of support. Alexis' relatives say car
shows have always been one of the family's hobbies.
"I think it's just a nice
way for all of us to get together, spend a beautiful Saturday - Alexis is never
far from my thoughts. This is a nice way for us to kind of relax. This is
something that we enjoy doing on a regular weekend," Alexis' great-aunt Trina
The event also featured food
for donations, a bake sale and music. Supporters sold Alexis Murphy
All proceeds benefit Murphy's
immediate family. The event raised more than $2,500. A surprise auction brought
in an additional $2,000.