Police investigate Warren mother's murder

(WXYZ) - Detectives have been conducting interviews all day Thursday hoping to get more clues in  Kim DeJohn's disappearance. 

With cadaver dogs, they searched up north looking for DeJohn on some property owned by Loyd DeJohn’s grandmother.

The land is in Millersburg, near Lake Wilson, which is northwest of Alpena.

Meanwhile, Loyd DeJohn is still in custody on an Aggravated Domestic Assault charge stemming from an altercation with his wife Kim before she disappeared.

However, as time passes, two families are suffering, including Loyd DeJohn’s loved ones.

"I love my son very much.  He is my son," said Ann Johnson.

However,  Johnson is not sure about what exactly happened inside their home the day Kim went missing.

"We just love him and we will always love him,” said Johnson.  “We're going to stand by him.”

Kim disappeared on May 14th.  She was reported missing by her sister on  the 28th.

Her daughter Jennifer Outman told 7 Action News she spoke to her step dad Loyd DeJohn after her mother’s disappearance and his story about what unfolded before Kim vanished changed several times.

On Tuesday, investigators searched the couple's Warren home on Sherwood and removed several pieces of evidence, including a large chunk of carpet.

This week, they also scoured property in Kimball Township, and on Thursday, federal agents assisted Warren Police and Michigan State Police in the search.

Jennifer Outman and Kim's sister Dawn Hyslop  told 7 Action News they are still worried sick, waiting for Kim's return, but they know another family is hurting too.

Johnson also told 7 Action News they are praying for Kim’s loved ones.

"With Kim's family, please know that we love you,” said Johnson.  “You know Dawn that I'm thinking of you.  Jennifer, hang in there baby."

Investigators will be back at the property up north again on Friday.

They will also be conducting more interviews.

Kim’s family says they are just hoping for some kind of answer so they can have closure.

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