Decade of questions

Family, friends remember Sinclairs as probe continues

By Casey Farrar
Sentinel Staff
Published Friday, February 04, 2011
A decade has passed since Tina M. Sinclair and her 15-year-old daughter Bethany vanished from their Chesterfield home.

Tina Sinclair - courtesy photo

They were last seen Feb. 3, 2001; their bodies were never found. Although the Sinclairs are officially listed as missing persons, investigators have said they are treating the disappearances as unsolved homicides.

For most of their family, hope of finding the Sinclairs alive has faded.

Bethany Sinclair - courtesy photo

Instead, they wish that one day they’ll be able to bury the mother and daughter and, if they were murdered, that justice will be served.

And while they wait, family and friends of Tina and Bethany Sinclair treasure memories of a vivacious woman who dreamed of being a beautician and nurse and a shy teen with shining brown eyes who was just beginning to find her place in the world. Continue reading