Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Emma Agnew, A Life Ended Too Soon

It was the news that I was hoping not to hear. For the past few days, I have been reading about Emma Agnew, a deaf woman from New Zealand. She went off to meet someone about selling her car and was missing for nearly two weeks. Christy Smith, a deaf participant on the Survivor show, posted information about Emma on her blog: The Search for Emma. Jamie Berke from About.com also urged readers to help find Emma.

This has a terrible, sad ending: Emma was found murdered. A 35-year-old man has been arrested, his identity has not been released. More can be found here: Deaf Community in Mourning.

My heart goes out to the family and the Deaf Community of New Zealand.

An interview with the family can be found here: Emma Agnew: Living Life to the Full.

5 comments:

Seek Geo said...

This is so sad day for all of us. My heart goes out to her family.

-SG

mishkazena said...

I had a bad feeling about this. I was hoping that she wasn't murdered, but unfortunately I wasn't surprised. It's very tragic. I feel for the family and the community.

Karen said...

A very sad day. :(

I had a bad feeling too, Mishkazena, but I was so hoping for good news...

Deaf Pixie said...

Our heart goes out to her family for her family that Emma is not deserved of her life was too short for her.

Our prayer to her family,too.

Deb Ann said...

My heart goes out to her family and friends.