Friday, July 20, 2012

Parents of one of missing Iowa girls have criminal pasts running meth-lab drug rings and have spent time in prison

New information has been uncovered about the criminal pasts of Misty and Daniel Morrissey, whose 10-year-old daughter Lyric Cook went missing along with her eight-year-old cousin Elizabeth Collins almost a week ago.

Court records from Black Hawk County, Iowa show that both parents have multiple drug convictions and Misty was sentenced to four years in federal prison for helping to run a methamphetamine drug ring.

Indeed, the couple have said that they have been questioned repeatedly by police investigating the disappearance of their daughter saying, 'You tell them the truth and they say, 'You're holding something back,' and you're not.'

The Evansdale couple have commented that the extensive nature of the police inquiry has made them feel like they were under investigation in the case of missing Lyric and Elizabeth.

'It made me feel like, 'Yeah, they're looking at me like a suspect,' said Morrissey to ABC News. Read More