UPDATE: Nov. 2014 – David Felsen, Hoggle’s attorney, wrote in a court brief filed Tuesday that a psychological evaluation found his client not competent to stand trial. Felsen said police violated Hoggle’s rights by interviewing her without him and had argued that her charges should be dismissed. In the meantime, the children are still missing.
“We keep a ray of hope, but from what she said and what we know about what information that should be provided about them, and that she hasn’t contacted them, this is the natural progression for us,” said Capt. Darren Francke, head of Montgomery police’s major crimes division, at a Monday morning news conference, regarding the homicide charges they are pursuing against Catherine Hoggle.
UPDATE: 9/13/14 – Hoggle was taken into custody after she was found walking in the area of Century Rock Boulevard and Crystal Rock Drive about 11:15 p.m. Sarah and Jacob , were not with her and are still missing.
Catherine was last seen at the Chic-fil-A restaurant in the 19900 block of Aircraft Drive in Montgomery County on Monday by her husband, Troy Hoggle. They were on the way to pick up the children, at least that was what Troy believed. Catherine went inside the restaurant and then went out another door to the German Transit Center and disappeared.
Authorities now know that the Hoggle’s two children, Sarah, 3, and Jacob, 2, are also missing. Jacob went missing when Catherine borrowed her father’s car and took him to get some pizza. When she returned to her parent’s she told her mother that Jacob was at a friends house. Troy worked nights and didn’t know that Jacob hadn’t come home from his grandmother’s home.Nove
Then Monday morning Catherine took Sarah to the daycare, and when she returned home she told Troy she dropped Sara and Jacob at the daycare. When Troy insisted they go pick up the children, on the way Catherine asked to stop at a fast food restaurant. That is when she slipped out the back door of the restaurant and made her way to the transit center.
Authorities are concerned about their welfare as Catherine has been going to daily medical appointments as she has been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia.