UPDATE: 4/25/13 – ME stated that Stonger died from a combination of bupropion, the cough suppressant dextromethorphan, and the antidepressant sertraline, according to the autopsy report released Thursday.
Read more here: http://www.charlotteobserver.com/2013/04/25/4003942/autopsy-missing-woman-died-of.html#storylink=cpy
UPDATE 12/3/2012 – The North Carolina Highway Patrol found Elizabeth “Liz” Stonger’s Chevy Lumina down an embankment off Spooky Hollow Road off of U.S. Highway 221 in southern McDowell County in North Carolina, reports WBTV News.
Inside was a body that probably belongs to Elizabeth. Positive identification will be made by the medical examiner. Troopers stated that the car went on the embankment when it went around a curve.
Previous story: It has been more than two weeks since a Gaston County mom has been seen. Elizabeth Stonger, 28, from Lowell, was last seen on October 14 leaving the Belmont Wal Mart were she worked on her lunch break. Her phone was last used in McDowell County the night she went missing. Her bank cards have not been used since that night either.
Elizabeth “Liz” Stonger of Lowell, North Carolina lives with her 2-year-old son and her mother, Deb Grover.
Chief Franklin said the department is working with authorities in the McDowell County area in a collaborative effort to find Stonger. He hopes someone will see her or her Chevrolet and that will help pinpoint her location.
She is 5 foot 3 inches tall, weighs 180 pounds, and has red hair and hazel eyes. Her family said she also has a lot of tattoos.
Stronger’s car is a burgundy Chevy with North Carolina license plate ABC 6609. The paint on the sedan is faded and a “happy bunny” sticker is on the fuel door. There is also a sticker on the rear windshield of a stick figure family that resembles a woman and child skeleton.