STRASBURG, Va. — Investigators with the Virginia State Police are hoping to unravel a thriller that has haunted the household and buddies of a younger mom killed in her house almost 20 years in the past.
This summer time, new age development pictures have been launched of Allyson Dalton. Police consider she was taken from her mom’s residence simply after Sylena Jo Dalton was stabbed to demise on July 27, 1998.
Allyson can be 19 years previous. She was solely 10 months when she disappeared from her mom’s condo on S. Charles Road in Strasburg, Virginia, in response to WDCW. That is the second time investigators have launched a photograph of what she might seem like, the primary being when she was thirteen years previous.
“Because the starting of this case 19 years in the past, it has been a difficult one due to the complexities of it involving each a murder and an toddler disappearing and not using a hint,” stated Capt. Gary Wilson, Commander of the VSP BCI Culpeper Area Workplace. “We do consider little Allyson was kidnapped by whoever murdered her mom. We’re hopeful that somebody will really feel protected sufficient to return ahead now, in any case these years, and assist deliver a assassin and kidnapper to justice.”
Jenifer Parker was an in depth good friend of Sylena’s who solely obtained to carry Allyson as soon as. She believes the time has lengthy handed for solutions into her good friend’s homicide.
“Sylena deserves it,” stated Parker. “Sylena deserves to relaxation in peace, her household deserves for somebody to be caught to allow them to have peace of thoughts and eventually know what occurred.”
Parker believes investigators ought to begin over and speak to everybody who was round Sylena within the days earlier than she was killed. Dalton was discovered stabbed to dying on the sofa of her condo. Investigators found child bottles lacking and by no means discovered Allyson.
Virginia State Police particular brokers working the case do not classify the investigation as a chilly case. The pictures launched proceed to generate leads however nothing that has led to an arrest.
Parker additionally continues to look. She stated each few days she’s checking web sites with particulars concerning the case hoping that somebody will depart a message that would turn out to be a clue into Sylena’s dying and Allyson’s disappearance.
“I absolutely consider Allyson and my daughter can be the most effective of pals,” stated Parker.
Allyson was born with brown hair and blue eyes. In response to Virginia State Police, Allyson’s organic father was not dwelling together with her and her…