A 25-YEAR-old man was reported missing after he was last seen getting into a car with his on-and-off-again girlfriend.
Devantae Griffin’s partner, Jessica Strahan, has been arrested for obstruction of justice in connection to a missing person’s case, according to officials.
A South Carolina sheriff’s office said that Devantae Griffin was reported missing on March 30.
Griffin was last seen “getting in the car” with Strachan shortly after midnight on March 29, his cousin Consana Ferguson told WYFF.
Ferguson said “when he didn’t pick up the phone for me Tuesday morning, I knew something was wrong.”
He added that Devantae’s brother motivated her to call the missing man, and the call went to voicemail.
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She called his brother back and asked who Devantae was with, and the brother reportedly said “Jessica picked him up.”
Investigators said they spoke with Strachan the day after Griffin was officially reported missing, Maart 31.
The sheriff’s office eventually learned that Strachan gave them misleading information after this conversation, and she then became a person of interest.
Investigators said they asked her to come back in for another interview, but she left for Florida without notifying officials.
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They obtained a search warrant and entered her home that day.
Die volgende dag, the sheriff’s office obtained an arrest warrant for obstruction of justice, and she was reportedly arrested in Miami, Florida.
Family told the outlet that the pair have a volatile history.
Griffin’s aunt, Beverly Griffin claimed the family has heard Strachan threaten Devantae before in what she describes as a “toxic relationship.”
“It’s been a rollercoaster of emotions,” Beverly said. “We just want her to start talking so we can bring him home.”
Anyone with information regarding Devantae Griffin’s disappearance, contact Investigator Megan Bennett at the Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office at 864-266-4494.