5/7/2014 10:30 AM
by Rebecca Turco
BECKLEY - Raleigh County officials declared
a woman who vanished in 1993 as dead.
The County Commission signed a petition Tuesday that
presumes the death of Angela Cherice Gwinn Stephens. Commission President Dave
Tolliver said West Virginia State Police have exhausted leads in the search for
Stevens was last seen the morning of October 1, 1993 and
was not reported as missing until nearly a year later, on September 12, 1994.
Stephens' husband reportedly told police she dropped him off at his job in
Beckley but she did not return to pick him up.