State offers reward for info on disappearance of Bladen County woman

Judith Deavers Hyder (Photo: The AWARE Foundation, Inc.)

BLADEN COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Governor Roy Cooper announced on Friday that the State is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the disappearance of Judith Deavers Hyder, 53.

On December 7, 2015, Hyder disappeared from her home located at 201 Oliver Lane in Garland. On December 9, 2015, Hyder’s roommate reported her missing. She has never been located and after a thorough investigation, it is believed that Hyder was the victim of a homicide.

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Anyone having information concerning this case should contact the Bladen County Sheriff’s Office at (910) 862-6960 or the State Bureau of Investigation at (919) 662-4500.