Remains found in NC lake may allow man’s burial after 43 years

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SAWMILLS, N.C. (AP) – Forty-three years ago, Pamela Shook Kolbe’s father went out one night for a date and never came home. Now, her family may finally have a chance to bury him after a discovery at the bottom of a lake.

On Tuesday, investigators pulled a mud-caked, rusty car containing human remains believed to be Amos Shook from a lake in the foothills of the North Carolina mountains. Investigators found his identification and wallet in the car, which matches the model he owned at the time he was reported missing on Feb. 19, 1972 from a community about 75 miles northwest of Charlotte.

Kolbe’s interest in the case helped get authorities interested in the case again. The lake was not far from the house where she was living with her father.

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