The boss explained how officers had circulated the new photographs of Holly, throughout the United States. He admitted he also doubted Holly was alive after all this time, but said he would take any help he could get. He also had for Derek a document called a Statement Analysis. How a person answered the questions would allow interrogation experts to detect any lies or deceptions. It could help not only in dismissing suspects, but also in detecting suspects.
Lying on top was a large overstuffed manila folder with August 8, 1986, written on it in black letters. “Could it be?” Derek whispered. He carefully removed the faded and tattered binder that held all the information the original investigators had on the disappearance of 13 year-old Holly Buford.