INMA, Neb. (KTIV) - The air search for a pair of northeast Nebraskans missing for a week, has been suspended.
Officials with the Nebraska Civil Air Patrol say they suspended the search Sunday, after assisting the Antelope and Holt County Sheriff's departments for 25 hours in the search for 33-year old Cory Wettlaufer of Inman and 31-year old Amanda Makovicka of Orchard.
They were last seen Sunday by a motorist in a 1997 GMC Jimmy headed east, from Inman.
Officials with the Air Patrol say they searched an area of over 60-square miles using Inman, O'Neill, Orchard and Chambers as boundaries. Deputies from the Holt and Antelope County Sheriff's departments assisted in the search from the ground, along with a air-to-ground communications provided by CAP members from Fremont. Antelope County Sheriff Bob Moore says he will be following up on numerous leads in the coming week.
Anyone who has any information is urged to contact either the Holt County Sheriff's Office at (402) 336-2850 or the Antelope County Sheriff's Office at (402) 887-4148.
A search of public records found that Cory Wettlaufer spent time in prison for a burglary back in 2008.Authorities say at this point they are treating this as a missing person's case.