Peter Van Sant: What time did she go home? ", BO DUKES: Yeah. "Our goal is to be quick and as helpful as possible.". For all that has transpired over the past 15 years, closure is still elusive for everyone involved. Could he betray his friend? Tara Grinstead's address is 6504 Bakersfield Dr, Raleigh, North Carolina 27606. Investigators chased down dozens of leads across the country, but tips emerged that led right back to the high school where Tara was a teacher and perhaps someone who had sat in her classroom. Maria Woods Harber: Yeah, she did. Peter Van Sant: Do you believe Ryan Duke acted alone? Greg Kaplan, Phillip J. Tangel and Marcus Balsam are the editors. … she was seeing other people. Another was a former student who claimed he and Tara been secretly seeing each other. We're 100% free for everything! BO DUKES: As far as I know, he didn't know her. Maria Woods Harber [outside Tara's house]: I wasn't quite sure what I was going to walk in and see, … her den was exactly the way it always was,  … and there were a few things on the floor, like a hair dryer … and then her bed was unmade, like she had been in the bed. And why the f-— would you do it here on my family's pecan orchard? Just weeks after Tara vanished at a party in a pecan orchard, one of Jannis Paulk's employees told her that he had overheard two young men tell a disturbing story. And even when she no longer competed, Tara helped other women, like Dana, break into that world. But back in 2005, authorities either missed or ignored a tip that may have solved the case. Duke was a former student at the school where Grinstead taught history. Marcus enlisted with the Army Rangers and spent time overseas. She later went to a cookout and was last seen heading home. I mean, she had the biggest smile. And a bedside lamp was broken. Peter Van Sant: Why do you think investigators ignored you? And I was like, "yeah." That was after investigators finally reached out to John McCullough. Maria Woods Harper: They've had a really hard time. They both assaulted her, and they both planned it. And he was like, 'I know what happened.". Peter Van Sant: How did you and Bo Dukes meet? A beloved Georgia H,S. Her body has never been recovered. But back then, Bo denied everything. Maria Woods Harber: She was charismatic, determined, a beautiful personality. He is extremely intelligent. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation, known as the GBI, was called in. It was a year after Tara's disappearance. Jannis Paulk: Ocilla is a big family. Bo got in big trouble while in the Army. Whitepages is the authority in people search, established in 1997. Peter Van Sant and Mary Woods Harber in front of Tara Grinstead's Ocilla home. But McCullough was determined to get the truth out. Superior Courts, Cordele Judicial Circuit. OCILLA — The trial of a man accused of murdering Ocilla beauty queen and school teacher Tara Grinstead moved forward Tuesday as Georgia Supreme Court justices heard arguments for why Bo told Brooke that Ryan stole his pickup truck that night and used it to transport Tara's body to a remote part of a pecan orchard that was owned by Bo's family. Bo then gave his account of moving and then burning her body, which began on a Wednesday and took two days. BRAD RIGBY | PROSECUTOR: This case is about Bo's lies, lies that lasted from 2005 to 2016. Police never called him a suspect, but Marcus was more closely investigated than anyone in the disappearance of his former girlfriend, Tara Grinstead. Stunned as he was, McCullough was in a dilemma. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc.All rights reserved. McCullough wasn't ready for what Bo would say next. In 2017, more than 11 years after Tara vanished, Brooke Sheridan came forward with a potential answer. “We did find the person that was responsible for Tara’s death,” GBI agent J.T. GBI AGENT: Of all the people, why Tara, what's the connection? John McCullough: If there wasn't multiple police officers that were inside the courtroom on the day that I testified on the stand, I probably would have ripped him apart with my hands. The broadcast features new … … she was in her 30s and not married, and I think she was a little down about that. Over 11 years later, an unexpected arrest -- but will we ever know the truth of what happene... Maria believes those discrepancies may have a sinister explanation — that Bo Dukes had more to do with Tara's murder than either he or Ryan have said. Maria Woods Harber: She was absolutely elegant onstage. So, he went to trial hoping jurors might show mercy for a man who had already confessed to his role in the crime. A billboard … John McCullough: And it had this very, you know, attractive woman on it. John McCullough: He had told me that his friend … accidentally strangled her and he needed help getting rid of the body so that way there was —nothing to find. The top state of residence is Texas, followed by California. Billy, Connie and Tara Grinstead. Tara Grinstead vanished in 2005. . ", GBI AGENT to BO DUKES: I'm gonna just kinda leave it – open the floor to you, and just tell me about you knowing about Tara …. He is accused in the 2005 murder of Tara Grinstead… Jannis Paulk even created a website to help authorities collect information. On October 24, 2005, the students of Irwin County High waited, but Tara Grinstead, their history teacher failed to show up. Address: 2445 E Imperial Hwy, Brea, CA 92821; Cross Streets: Near the intersection of E Imperial Hwy and Shopping Mall Way; Phone: (714) 928-7666; Hours: Closed Now. Share on Facebook. Peter Van Sant: What were some of the theories as to what had happened to Tara? A beloved Georgia H,S. What is Tara Grinstead's phone number? John McCullough, who maintains he tried to give investigators a key tip in 2007 that could have cracked the case, speaks out on television for the first time to "48 Hours" correspondent Peter Van Sant. Peter Van Sant: The kind of guy you want to share a foxhole with, right? Previous to Tara's current city of Ocilla, GA, Tara Grinstead lived in Hawkinsville GA. Other family members and associates include Connie Grinstead, Faye Grinstead, Anita Gattis, Connie Grinstead and Jeanette Oakley. But Jannis Paulk continues to believe what Ryan told the GBI. Jannis Paulk: That they had been at a party bragging about their involvement in Tara's disappearance and that ultimately, they had taken her body out to a pecan orchard and burn it in a firepit. … so, I talk to him, tell him everything I know. It took a jury less than an hour to convict Bo Dukes on all charges. "What happened in this orchard was senseless…" says Woods Harber of her best friend. John McCullough: I can't explain it [emotional]. John McCullough: I'm glad somebody's finally listening. This is your truck, and this is your family's land," basically that was interpreted by Bo as a threat that – we're partners now in this? AGENT GARY ROTHWELL: It is something we should've followed up, but we —we didn't. Dukes said that together, he and Ryan Duke burned Grinstead's body there in the orchard over the period of two days. Home Forums > MISSING > Missing but not forgotten Discussion > Tara Grinstead > Snapdragon Rd. Brooke says she was studying in Savannah to become a pharmacist when, in 2015, she came face-to-face with her online date. But Maria and others still have questions as to what really happened. Anthony Batson is the senior broadcast producer. Brooke Sheridan: I had to tell some— I had to tell. He pleaded not guilty and is awaiting trial. Bo Dukes shares details of what happened to Tara Grinstead with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation. Brooke Sheridan says she encouraged Bo Dukes to tell his story to investigators. Police have never corroborated that sighting, but Godwin speculates Tara was targeted by the two men —but not for money. You need to own to what you've done and confess. One man said he had answers. So, it's kind of crappy right now. He was the talk of Ocilla, Georgia, and none of it was good. Bo Dukes admitted to burning Tara’s body in his family’s pecan orchard, after Ryan came to him and told him about the murder, then showed him the … Maria Woods Harber: So, when I came back out of the house, I saw … right out from the front door, there was a latex glove. When Ryan repeated his story to Bo a couple of days later... BO DUKES [GBI interview]: Again, I didn't believe him … he asked me to come with him out to —to the pecan orchard. Maria has also concluded that sexual assault was most likely the motive. Year after year passed with no arrests. Tara didn't bring home the Miss Georgia crown, but just competing was a huge achievement says Dana Wilder, who grew up in Ocilla. With no hard evidence, authorities couldn't make an arrest. We found 21 records in 21 states for Linda Grinstead in the US. … I can still see her standing at the door. Brooke Sheridan: I was— felt like I was gonna be sick. Two years later, in March 2019, Bo was the first to go on trial. In public statements Bo's attorney denies that, but Maria believes that Bo was just as involved in Tara's death as Ryan allegedly was. Ryan Alexander Duke, who was charged with murder in the 2005 death, is appealing a lower court’s refusal to pay for an expert witness in his defense, according to a statement from the high court. Tara Grinstead's phone number is 919-322-2117. Jannis, who ran a local web design company, became an expert on the case — keeping a close watch since Tara was reported missing. Ricketson said at the courthouse news conference , per CBS. So, the two men took Bo Dukes' pickup truck and drove out of town onto a highway and pulled off on a dirt road leading to the pecan orchard that's owned by Bo Dukes' family. Find Tara Grinstead's phone number, address, and email on Spokeo, the leading online directory for contact information. Maria noticed something out of place: Tara's alarm clock was under her bed. But I think it's taken a lot of toll on them mentally and physically. A Georgia jury on Thursday convicted a man accused of helping to conceal the 2005 murder of a high school teacher and one-time beauty queen and lying to … Brooke Sheridan: Ryan looked at Bo and said, "It's your truck. As a result, the web page can not be displayed. I didn't know who I was staring at. … She was radiant. …  She brought great things to Irwin County High School …  And I would hope that eventually the word Tara Grinstead will be a bright spot because she did bring a lot of good things to Ocilla. Teacher and former beauty queen disappeared in October 2005. He had an alibi, but the whispers continued. Jannis Paulk also spoke to the GBI in 2008 as the agency was reviewing the case. Maria Woods Harber: Well, it's very emotional. And Brooke says she helped pull Bo back from taking his own life. I didn't believe him. … Had to tell my alibi, you know, or where was I at, who I was around. After a few drinks, McCullough says Bo began talking about Tara. At night, Tara studied for a specialist degree in school administration, but other parts of her life hadn't come together as she'd hoped. And remember that latex glove found at the crime scene? In cross-examination, Rothwell added that he takes responsibility for the GBI lapse. Tara's family could do little but pray for a breakthrough. — For more than a decade, we've heard about the Tara Grinstead case and the two men connected to it. It was part of town gossip that they had gotten into an argument after Marcus had come back to town earlier than expected that October. 605 Colby Cor is located in Claremont, California in the 91711 zip code. McCullough said a buddy named Bo Dukes told him he knew who killed Grinstead. Discussion in 'Tara Grinstead' started by christine2448, Apr 29, 2008. Garlan says after he reported this to Jannis Paulk, he was never formally interviewed by anyone from law enforcement. The school teacher vanished from a house with no sign of forced entry — and though her remains were never … Peter Van Sant:  What emotional impact does this have for you when you see this house? Jannis Paulk: FindTara.com. Now, it was Brooke's turn to be tormented by a terrible secret. Brooke Sheridan: Ryan … Woke him up and said, "I killed Tara Grinstead.". But nearly 12 years would pass before investigators finally learned what happened -- and now recent revelations indicate local law enforcement and state investigators may have been able to solve the case soon after she vanished. © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. Jannis Paulk's former employee, Garlan Lott, told the court he had overheard that 2005 conversation between Ryan and Bo at a party in the same pecan orchard where Tara's body had been burned. Strange Speculations in the Tara Grinstead Case. Bo Dukes says it took 2 days to burn Tara Grinstead’s body in taped confession. Brooke Sheridan: He said, "You've heard of the Tara Grinstead case?" … Here's my number … I'll do whatever has to happen for y'all to take me serious. This is the house address of Tara Faye Grinstead, a high school teacher, and former American beauty queen, who disappeared from Ocilla, Georgia and has been missing since October 22, 2005. It's kind of odd, isn't it? Peter Van Sant: Was it an emotional moment for you to realize someone had been arrested after all that time? Two former friends, Ryan Duke and Bo Dukes, are blaming each other. Disclaimer: BeenVerified’s mission is to give people easy and affordable access to public record information. But in the same sense, I always thought, "Well, it has to be.". By. Finally, he cracked. Weeks later she called the GBI to turn in the boyfriend she loved. I know who killed Tara Grinstead or had a part of it. What did Tara Grinstead do on October 22, 2005, which was the last day anybody saw her alive? Read Full Summary At his sentencing, Tara Grinstead's stepmother Connie addressed the court: CONNIE GRINSTEAD: He knew she wasn't ever coming back. … I built a message board because I thought that there was a good chance that whoever … knew what had happened to her would potentially come and say something. Bo Dukes, left, was convicted on charges relating to covering up the crime and sentenced to 25 years in prison. 0. Jannis Paulk: I have been told that Ryan's defense team will argue that he gave a false confession and that Bo was actually responsible for Tara's death. Jannis Paulk: There were people who believed she ran away. Back in 2008, Van Sant spoke with Special Agent Gary Rothwell. Maurice Godwin: Absolutely. Is this fire related at all to Tara's disappearance. … we all wanted to do something that we could do to help … There were flyers. And in this trial, Agent Gary Rothwell finally explained what happened with those tips. Later, he said it was possible that he choked her. Maria Woods Harber thinks Bo was with his friend Ryan here at Tara's house the night of her murder. Everything revolves around what he wants and when he wants it. It is believed that she was strangled by Duke, and her body removed from the house and burned with the help of Bo Dukes, a friend of Ryan Duke. … It just wasn't what I wanted. She could tell you anything to make you feel better. But when questioned about her disappearance, he had an alibi and was never charged. And that's where she wanted to stay and where she wanted to be. Duke did not mean to strike Grinstead, but he was just reacting and scared …  Duke … said Grinstead died when he hit her.". But nearly 12 years would pass before investigators finally learned what happened — and now recent revelations indicate local law enforcement and state investigators may have been able to solve the case soon after she vanished. Get current address, cell phone number, email address, relatives, friends and a lot more. Maybe because I'm a nobody. He could have at least told us that, but he didn't. 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