... A weapon was not located, but the couple’s cellphones, Shirley Dermond’s purse and other valuables were found in the home, making it difficult to track her whereabouts, police said.AJC
The community has security guards at its gates. But police said the Dermonds’ home is on the water and is accessible by boat.
“This is a huge lake,” Sills said. “It spans four counties and entry could’ve been made by the lake.”
Surveillance cameras in the community were not working, he said, and police are seeking any surveillance images from any nearby cameras.
Crews have searched part of the lake with sonar devices, Sills said. However, they have not found anything. ...
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