Mom: 'Our girls are dancing up with our savior' - WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and Sports |

Mom: 'Our girls are dancing up with our savior'

EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) - The mother of 1 of the missing Iowa cousins says the girls are "dancing up with our savior" after hunters found two bodies believed to be them.

Heather Collins wrote Thursday on Facebook that her family knew the outcome could be tragic when Elizabeth Collins and Lyric Cook went missing. She says the outcome is not "the one that we wanted," but that God would give the family strength and comfort.

Collins thanked the community for an outpouring of support. Her Facebook posts were the family's first comments since authorities announced the discovery of the bodies Wednesday.

Elizabeth was 8 and Lyric was 10 when they vanished while riding bikes in Evansdale in July. Hunters found the bodies in a wildlife area about 25 miles away.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WXOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Theresa Wopat at 507-895-9969. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.