Updated: 9:23 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013 | Posted: 12:34 p.m. Thursday, April 11, 2013
By Lauren Pack and Eric Robinette
Katelyn Markham disappearance timeline
Aug. 13,2011: John Carter leaves Katelyn Markham’s townhouse at Dorshire Drive
Aug. 14, 2011: Carter receives a photo text message from Markham. It is the last word anyone hears from her. Her cell phone turned off at 12:45 a.m., and Carter received the photo at 12:52 a.m. A missing persons report is filed at 7:59 p.m. that evening. Carter appears on CNN’s “Nancy Grace” twice that month.
Sept. 1, 2011: Texas Equusearch begins looking for Markham.
April 2012: Chelsea Johnson, 15, is found dead in a creek bed about a mile from the Dorshire Drive townhouse. Police say there is no connection between the two cases.
July 2012: Police clear Gurpreet Kang, 26, of any involvement in the Markham case. Kang had worked in a gas station near Markham’s residence. He is charged in an unrelated Oxford rape case.
Aug. 2012: Not long after the one-year anniversary of Markham’s disappearance, Joseph Oakley, 19, of Hamilton is found dead very near the same place Johnson was found. Police say there is no connection between any of the cases.
April 7, 2013: Skeletal remains found in Cedar Grove, Ind.
April 10, 2013: Skeletal remains are positively identified as those of Katelyn Markham.