The mystery surrounding a South Carolina couple who vanished six weeks ago deepened after Facebook posts were made on the husband’s account, according to a Facebook page set up by family and friends.
A spokesman from the Anderson Police Department confirmed to PEOPLE that Charlie Carver, 32, and Kala Brown, 30, have been missing since late August. According to the Find Kara and Charlie Facebook page, they haven’t contacted friends or family members, and they left behind prescription medicine and even Kala’s beloved Pomeranian dog.
A week into their disappearance, a message on Carver’s account said he and Brown were fine, and Carver’s profile photo was changed. This deepened the worry of friends and family members, because Carver “was not very active on Facebook,” according to the page.
According to WNEP, the post was one of dozens on the Carver’s account. The Facebook page says the posts are “uncharacteristic of ones typically made by Charlie.”
“It’s getting people thinking they are found, but they are not,” Carver’s mother, Joanne Shiflet, said in a recent interview with Dateline.
Dateline reports that Carver was in the middle of a divorce with another woman.
Brown, who posted frequently on Facebook, hasn’t written anything on her page since she vanished, according to the Facebook page.
The police spokesman says foul play has not been ruled out, saying that the investigation is ongoing but that “no new leads have been discovered.”
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Kala’s mother, Bobbie Newsom, told Dateline she was particularly disturbed that her daughter left her Pomeranian behind.
“That dog is her baby,” she said. “She’d never leave him like that.”
According to the Find Kala and Charlie Facebook page, they were last seen in late August leaving a friend’s home in Anderson. “Their families became concerned when they were unable to reach either of them by phone and calls went straight to voicemail,” the page says.
The apartment they shared was found with the door unlocked, according to the page.
While Brown’s car remained in the apartment complex parking lot, police are looking for his car, “a 2002 White Pontiac Grand Prix 4 door with South Carolina Tag HWY224,” the page says.
The car has a Louisiana State University decal in the back windshield, an LSU vanity plate on the front bumper and damage on the passenger side mirror, the page says.
Both of their mothers told Dateline that being out of touch is uncharacteristic of their children.
“You would never imagine this empty feeling,” Shiflet, Carver’s mother, told Dateline. “It’s so much worse than you can think, not knowing.”
Anyone with information about the couple is encouraged to contact the Anderson Police Department at 864-260-4444.