Online Web Sleuth Community Ahead of Media on Teleka Patrick Missing Person Details

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By time the media reported some of the most shocking developments in the Teleka Patrickdisappearance case—the online videos, her apparent obsession with Grand Rapids minister Marvin Sapp, the deleted Twitter posts—it was old news to people such as Brooke Pearson in Virginia and Diahanna Kinley in Ohio.

They are among amateur detectives from across the country who have delved into the Patrick case on, a online forum to discuss missing-person cases and brainstorm about clues to finding the victims.