Earth-moving crews have filled back in the hole they dug earlier after reporting they didn’t find anything significant. Meanwhile, a search dog works to find a scent. Searchers are looking in this area after receiving a recent tip.
Searchers are hoping to find clues that will lead to the conclusion of the search.
“It’s almost like reopening an old wound,” said searcher Scott Norton.
This week’s search is reminding workers of the searches from five years ago.
“That morning, I had dropped my child off at school. She’s one year young that Asha. So, not only was I a searcher but I was a parent,” said Norton.
He believed that day that Asha would be returning home, but he would be involved in four more search missions.
Norton says, “Each time the search are called up, the same things run through our minds – desire for closure.”
He says that he hopes that this will be the last search.
“Finding this child is a passion of a lot of people,” said Norton.
Latest On Search For Asha Degree People all over the county want closure, even Alan Proctor. He wants it despite the fact that he has no personal connection to Asha or her family.
“Nobody has forgotten her. They’re still looking. There is still hope,” he said.
Scott Norton says he’s looking for closure, but the fact that they are digging for clues doesn’t amount to anything good. He wasn’t looking for this type of closure.