Early Morning: Laura's dad wakes her up for school
He was headed to the airport, and knew she liked to blow dry her hair before school. He said goodbye when he left. It was the last time he ever saw her.
Parent of Victim
Early Morning: Laura leaves for school
Laura was wearing white jeans and a green and white striped tank top with "hang 10" on it. Her mom told her to put something more on because it was going to be cool.
Early Evening: Laura is seen after the last-period bell but does not show up for softball practice
Lindenhurst High School
Early Morning: Police and school officials are called to report Laura missing
Once Laura had not returned at daybreak, her parents called the police. Everyone tried to convince them that she had runaway, but they would not believe it.
Afternoon: Police notify Laura's parents that her body was found
Her body was so badly decomposed that they could not find a cause of death.
Location of Laura's body