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Durham woman finds murdered Marine's ID card

DURHAM -- The Onslow County sheriff says it's -- to use his words – "an earth-wide manhunt" for Corporal Cesar Laurean. He is the Camp Lejeune Marine accused of killing pregnant comrade Maria Lauterbach. Investigators say a woman went out for a walk and found Lauterbach's military ID card in Durham Saturday at the Greyhound bus station. Mary Yordy, a book preservationist at Duke University, had read nothing about a missing pregnant Marine and another Marine murder suspect Lauren, who is now on the run. "It's a really sad story that I had not really been paying much attention to it," Yordy said. But Saturday while walking her dog across the street from the Durham Police Department Yordy found a military identification card with the name "Frances Lauterbach" on it. The card was in the grass just outside Durham's Greyhound bus station. "It was sort of obvious," Yordy said. "I feel like I must have been the first person walking by because it was really easy to see." Not knowing she was holding an ID of a woman now presumed dead, Yordy asked a couple of men at a pay phone if they were "Frances Lauterbach." She tried to turn it in to the Greyhound agent who recognized the name and told her to go straight to the police across the street. She did. "When they handled the card, I noticed they were using latex gloves. So I figured it was important," Yordy said. Mary said police later combed through the bushes looking for other evidence. She says the FBI called her at home. Others now assume Lauren must have passed through Durham "So someone had to come inside the bus station," Yordy said. "It had to be like that. Someone came to get the bus here and threw the ID down. That happens a lot of time." And it may have happened this time. Lauren may have stopped at this bus stop in Durham, but he's still nowhere to be found.

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Maybe "poor Maria" was using

Maybe "poor Maria" was using a false accusation of rape to extort money from this guy, and got whacked.

WRAL breaking news

I just saw on CNN by WRAL Marine Office says: "We strongly suspect" that Cesar Amando fled to Mexico.

poor maria

I think Maria left work at 12 noon fri the 14th ,went to the atm withdrew$700,then went to sgt durhmans house where she was renting a room, and left him a note saying she was leaving.she packed her bag and went to the bus station and got a ticket at 5pm.she then went to laureans house to tell him she was dropping the charges and was leaving town on a bus on sat the 15th.she was waiting at their house when cesar and christina returned from the xmas party shitfaced.she was dragged into the house and they both beat her to death and pilaged her purse. the wife leaves to get cleaning supplies an cesar drives marias car to the bus station.the wife picks him up and brings him home.cesar runs to the neighbor for a shovel and THEY burn the bodies,bloody clothes,bloddy baseballbat,etc using torn down fence wood and a massive amount of gasoline.and THEY clean and paint inside the house.THEY also tie the dog in front of the house instead of the backyard to keep him from barking and going nuts over the corpses.thinking all their problems are over they have a shindig (using money $400 cesar steals from using marias atm on dec 24) in their backyard with friends to celebrate.cesar gets scared and takes of @6:30 am fri jan 11th,christina write a cya note and runs to her commanding officer.the note is full of bullshit like maria slit her own throat,lie,was buried in the woods,lie, to make it look like the wife didnt know what happened.she knew.she participated.she must have cut a deal.I think maria drove there because I dont think these 2 idiots would want her car at their house.maybe maria went there to appoligiise.maybe she did have sex with cesar but it wasnt rape.maybe she was raped but mistoke her attacker for cesar.maybe she cried rape because cesar sucked her into a relationship based on lies.



This is getting TOO weird

Why would he have her ID card? Why would he simply "drop it," if he did have it? I sure hope the first thing the pathologist did was confirm the body's identity with dental records. There's no telling where this one will end up......other than being certain that it's going to be some cheesy movie on Lifetime....


I believe a Military ID is their Passport. I wonder if the Raleigh/Durham National Airport has flights out of the country?


I have a military ID. I also had to get a passport to leave the country. I don't think that you can go anywhere out of the country on a domestic airline with your military ID unless you are going with the military.


Yes, it is an international airport with direct flights overseas.

WRAL/MORRISVILLE, NC breaking news

I am watching right now on CNN News (2:32PM here in TN) showing the news clip from: WRAL/MORRISVILLE, NC that the black Dodge Dakota pickup is found close to Raleigh/Durham airport. I believe Morrisville is about 200 miles away from his home.

marines death

someone please explain where in God's name was this mans wife during this murder????? All the blood on the walls and ceiling and she didn't notice, maybe she's just not aware of her surroundings. Also, where are the neighbors, looks like there are houses pretty close to where the murder took place....couldn't they smell the burning flesh????? Things just don't add up !!!!!

hm maybe the wife killed

hm maybe the wife killed her. The story doesn't add up. Why would she not notice the blood everywhere. Maybe he cooked peoples bodies on the barbecue daily. I say his wife problaby did it and he's runnin for her. GO marines. from army

Being from Durham this is

Being from Durham this is not surprising it seems all bad things lead through Durham. I hope they catch this punk.

Are you also bad?

Since you say you are from Durham, does that mean you are also bad?

Let me answer that - he's VERY bad.

Guesty and I suspect that he may have escaped from Dorothea Dix, or at least Raleigh Central. If he starts asking about your underwear, just ignore him....

he can ask

He can ask if he wants, just no touching or sniffing!

guesty you follow

guesty you follow commonsense around this whole blog site huh? You must be his sidekick

you guys make me laugh.

you guys make me laugh. Instead of the comic duo of Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels, the new feature starring Commonsense and Guesty can be called "Old and Older" I'm sure this will not get posted

wrong again scally

You are very consistent with only one thing scally, and that is being wrong! Go check your mailbox and see if your check has arrived.

it depends

it depends




Oh man. His name says it all. For that matter so does mine.