MISSOULA — It’s been two months since Rebekah Barsotti was final seen.
The 34-year-old Missoula girl went mountain climbing together with her canine alongside the Clark Fork River in Mineral County on July 20.
After reporting Rebekah lacking the next day, her mother and father made the trek to Montana from their house in Virginia. They have been right here since, tirelessly combating to seek out their daughter.
Throughout a vigil in Missoula Monday evening, Rebekah’s mother, Angela Mostrovito, fought again tears as she described the weeks since she final talked to her daughter.
“It’s like a twister, tsunami, hurricane….all rolled into one. I’ve days the place I can pull it collectively and do what I must do, after which there are different days I am nothing, I am only a puddle,” stated Mostrovito.
Missoula County Sheriff’s Workplace Captain Invoice Burt informed MTN Information that virtually each little bit of proof means that Rebekah was concerned in a river accident. This comes after numerous days of looking out.
“Someplace round 2,000 man hours have been put into it from our search and rescue staff, and at the least one other 2,000 hours from aiding businesses. We have simply actually come up empty within the rivers, and until now we have a extremely good indication or place to look on land, land searches are simply so huge and so sporadic, it is exhausting simply to choose a spot to go and not using a good cause,” – Missoula County Sheriff’s Workplace Captain Invoice Burt
Her mother and father need folks to know that Rebekah was greater than a lady caught in a tragic accident.
“She would not put on hardly any make-up. Nothing you understand, however her magnificence from inside…it simply radiates out. She’s form, she’s humble, she’s compassionate. She is set.”
Rebekah was decided to stay it out by means of difficult occasions. At occasions, she was decided to a fault.
Through the vigil, Mostrovito shared tales of a girl who survived home violence. Within the crowd, Rebekah’s story struck house with some, and leaders of the YWCA shared steering and sources.
“I am right here to inform her story, and I would like good to come back out of it. This can be a horrible factor, however hopefully good will come out of it, and if we will carry good to the group and different folks on this group, then so be it,” stated Mostrovito.
A handful of businesses from Flathead County to Wisconsin have assisted within the search, canvassing at the least 18 miles of river.
“So long as there is a cause to be on the market and to be wanting, we will proceed to do it, and extra so, in order that they do not have to return to Virginia not figuring out,” stated Burt. “We will do all the pieces we will.”