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Posted by: John_Hamilton on 01/24/2013 05:08 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 01/27/2013 07:20 PM
Expires: 01/01/2018 12:00 AM

Sad Ending For Missing Mother and Daughter. Karen Diane Anderson, 46 and Amelia Noelle Arago 5, Found in Pond

Pine Grove, CA...On January 21, 2013 at approximately 1500 hours the Amador County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a loose Llama at 14130 Spring Canyon Lane in Pine Grove. An Amador County Sheriff’s Deputy and an Amador County Animal Control Officer were able to secure the Llama. No residents were located at the home at that time...

On January 22, 2013 at approximately 1243 hours, an Amador County Sheriff’s deputy was dispatched to conduct a welfare check of the residents on Spring Canyon Lane, Pine Grove as they had not been seen by neighbors all day. Upon arrival, the deputy did not observe anything suspicious at the residence.

Later that evening a neighbor called to report that the residents had not been seen and the animals had not been tended. The neighbor said he checked the property and found a large hole in the iced over pond north of the residence.

On January 23, 2013 Amador County Sheriff’s Detectives conducted an investigation into the possible disappearance of the residents on Spring Canyon Lane. Based upon the investigation, and the indicators located at the residence, an area search of the property was conducted, including a search of the pond utilizing a canine. The missing subjects were not located at that time, however, the canine did indicate interest in the pond.

On the morning of January 24, 2013 Amador County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue assisted by canine teams from Wilderness Finders Search Dogs and California Rescue Dog Association searched the surrounding areas and the shoreline around the pond. These canines also indicated interest in the pond area. An aerial search was conducted by CHP aircraft. Simultaneously, a dive team trained in ice covered water recoveries from El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office began an underwater search of the pond.

The divers subsequently located a rope, which neighbors indicated was used as a lead for the Llama. Immediately thereafter, in the same area, the bodies of 5 year old Amelia Noelle Arago and her mother, 46 year old Karen Diane Anderson, were located and recovered. The decedents were located approximately 30 feet from shore. The water was 8 feet deep and the water temperature was 38 degrees.

The decedents displayed no obvious evidence of trauma or foul play. The Amador County Sheriff-Coroner’s Office will conduct a forensic pathologist examination of the decedents to determine the cause and manner of death.

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RIP Sweet Angels
Posted on: 2013-01-24 18:09:59   By: Anonymous
What a horrible tragedy. My thoughts and prayers to their families. What a beautiful mother and daughter.

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    Re: RIP Sweet Angels
    Posted on: 2013-01-24 18:45:12   By: Anonymous
    oh so sad...too sad for words, only prayers

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    Re: RIP Sweet Angels
    Posted on: 2013-01-26 21:06:17   By: Anonymous
    A tragedy for sure! But am I the only one to look at the chronology of the story here. A minimum of 2 days it took for anyone to look into the hole in the frozen lake?? After the dog showed interest it wasn't till the next day that they brought in specialized dogs and then they made a decision to go into the lake that had a hole in the ice for 2 days. Wow I didn't realise logic was so illusive. Wouldn't the obvious clues indicate that's where a major effort to find this family should start. All I can hope for is that the reporter for pinetree got the timeline wrong. Or the moral of the story is we need to change how SAR goes about FINDING instead of just searching.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2013-01-24 19:51:34   By: Anonymous
RIP. his news was on Facebook earlier this afternoon. Sad story.

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    Posted on: 2013-01-24 20:27:41   By: thepinetree
      Edited By: thepinetree
    On: 2013-01-24 20:34:09
    Sorry we cleaned out the spam post...grr. We usually run our spam filter in the mornings.

    On tragic stories such as this one we try and wait until we have an official release before posting. We try to be fast but we do not want to have a family member see something here before proper notifications are made..

    From all of us at our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of those lost

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      Posted on: 2013-01-24 23:46:31   By: Anonymous
      God Bless their families, and RIP.....trully sad story & noticed that it wasn't covered by any other news source.

      Thank you PineTree for all that you do.....good or bad, you are there....

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        Posted on: 2013-01-25 14:09:29   By: Anonymous
        With the Ledger Dispatch now charging for viewing and the other papers not close enough I am glad The Pine Tree is here.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2013-01-27 05:21:48   By: Anonymous
The remaining family is looking for donations of Animal Feed to help take care of the Animals still on the property.

Via Facebook Group Amador County Pets Plus: Amber Guerra
Hello everyone, as you may have hear a friend of mine Karen Anderson and her daughter were found in a pond this week and now her sons are trying to take care of her animals. She bred prized chickens and other birds and they need our help. They do not have the funds or the time to be able to care for all of them. If anyone can help them please let me know. Thank you

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So Very Sad
Posted on: 2013-01-27 18:27:34   By: Anonymous
This lady impressed me as being a loving mom and a wonderful animal husbandress. The idea that she voluntarily walked out onto a frozen pond with her daughter (with, possibly, llama in tow? or to rescue the llama from the ice?) does not ring true. Their deaths shock and sadden one to the core. May they rest in peace.

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Posted on: 2013-04-08 19:59:09   By: Anonymous
また、自分への投資のエアジョーダン7ためのあなたの計画に予算を置くべきである。彼らはスポーツのためだけではない - これはセミナーに行ってもコーチを取得し、テープを聴いて、より多くの教育を受けることを意味します!OAKLEYoakley サングラス 激安良い選手は多くのコーチを持っている-あなたは少なくとも1つを持っているshouldn't?良いコーチは、あなたの専門的成長についてのフィードバックを与えることができます。何度も、彼らはそれができない、物事を見ることができます。あなたは、そう送料無料 NIKE JORDAN FLIGHT TEAM 11 ナイキ ジョーダン フライト チーム11 red/black/white 428777-601あなたは木を見て森を見ることができない状況にラップすることができます。あなたのコーチはより大きい絵を見ると、あなたの職場で出てくる問題のお手伝いをすることができるようになります。彼らはあなたが、あなたの最大の応援のセクションであることができる最高のことに役立ちます。良いコーチを持つことは、ナイキダンクあなたの目標に集中するのに役立ちます。彼らはあなたが集中し、パス上を確認します。そして、あなたがそれるとき、彼らはあなたを取り戻すためにあるでしょう。

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