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NMSU students missing after hip hop concert in Las Cruces

Mckinnah Sinclair

UPDATE:  2/9/17 –   On Monday, McKinnah and Charlie were confirmed to be in Beverly Hills, Calif. after they were caught on a surveillance video at an ATM.  Police believe they traveled to California on their own, reported Las Cruces Sun-News, but they were still concerned for their welfare.  They had not been in contact with their family.  Then on Thursday, Feb. 9, in Idaho, a car was pulled over by a Nampa police officer when he noticed the car traveling very slowly.    He stopped the car and found it was being driven by Charlie Daniels.  McKinnah Sinclair was in the passenger seat.  After the stop the police officer found that the plate to the red Ford Focus car they were driving, did not match the car.  Authorities found that the plates had been switched  and Daniels has been charged for switching the plates, reports Las Cruces Sun News.  Arrangements are being made for them to reunite with their families.

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McKinnah Sinclair, 18, and Charlie Daniels, 19, students at New Mexico State University have gone missing after going to the Rare El Paso Hip Hop Concert on Friday.  Las Cruces Police say that the two girls are roommates and traveled together to the El Paso County Coliseum. Both attended the concert and had VIP access and posted photos to Facebook while there.  Sinclair posted on Snapchat early Saturday morning.

Sinclair’s mom stated that the SnapChat photo showed that the phone’s location was was in Juarez, Mexico early Saturday morning.  Someone stated that their experience has been that their phone will show  they are in Juarez, but they are actually in Las Cruces.  Then “mom” posted that the last location as of Monday is now southern California. According to Facebook posts by Sinclair, the two had VIP access at the concert and posted several photos during the show.

Sinclair is 5’2″ tall and 125 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a black dress. Daniels is 5’3″ inches tall and 150 pounds. She has blonde curly hair and brown eyes. Daniels was last known to be wearing a black skirt and blue denim top.

Charlie Daniels

The women were last known to be in a red 2012 Ford Focus possibly driven by Daniels with New Mexico license plate 533-TAC.


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