Mt – mt – paul batson, 45, stillwater county, 29 april 2018 websleuths gas vs electric oven running cost

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Click to expand…Confusing set of clues… did something bad go down in the town he was previously in, when he called his girlfriend? Wish there was some info out on how he seemed with her/what he told her his plans were… because with nothing stolen from the car, seems like the only thing that makes sense was a physical confrontation that happened in/around his car, in the other town — then the car dumped in your town…

OR he drove there — but why on Sunday, when post office not even open? So option #2 is it was him, but what then? Was he just checking it out? Seems less likely he was ambushed there, as nobody took his car or anything inside it. So did he then just take off? Where is there to really go? Was he despondent? Leaving his car keys behind does not bode well.

The cell battery running down could go either way with the 2 scenarios, for me… either it wasn’t charged up after meeting foul play, or he purposefully didn’t charge it after making his calls to girlfriend and sister (that also does not bode well).

In the past eight years I frequently visited a family member who had relocated to the Montana area. The trip would generally take 4 hours and allowed me to experience the gorgeous scenery of the area. Montana is an absolutely beautiful state and 99% of the people I met there were the friendliest ever.

Making the long drive there was concerning because there is usually very little traffic on the highways and cell service is spotty at best. I did a lot of praying during those trips…..if you breakdown in the middle of nowhere you basically are stuck and at the mercy of whoever might drive by. Being a Websleuths member made me realize that there is such a vast expanse of rarely travelled logging roads and so many places for a body to be hidden and never found. The desolate area reminded me so much of the disappearance of the Jamison family in Oklahoma.

I guess I am just rambling here, but I have a very foreboding feeling about Paul’s disappearance. As you stated, he could have mentioned where he was heading while ordering a sandwich or a beer at a restaurant, bar or whatever. All it would take is one unwelcoming local to overhear the conversation…..

In the past eight years I frequently visited a family member who had relocated to the Montana area. The trip would generally take 4 hours and allowed me to experience the gorgeous scenery of the area. Montana is an absolutely beautiful state and 99% of the people I met there were the friendliest ever.

Making the long drive there was concerning because there is usually very little traffic on the highways and cell service is spotty at best. I did a lot of praying during those trips…..if you breakdown in the middle of nowhere you basically are stuck and at the mercy of whoever might drive by. Being a Websleuths member made me realize that there is such a vast expanse of rarely travelled logging roads and so many places for a body to be hidden and never found. The desolate area reminded me so much of the disappearance of the Jamison family in Oklahoma.

I guess I am just rambling here, but I have a very foreboding feeling about Paul’s disappearance. As you stated, he could have mentioned where he was heading while ordering a sandwich or a beer at a restaurant, bar or whatever. All it would take is one unwelcoming local to overhear the conversation…..