Memphis jogger abducted on street, bundled into SUV is billionaire heiress

The Tennessee teacher who had been kidnapped while jogging early Friday morning is actually the heiress to a billion-dollar company.

Eliza Fletcher, 34, is the granddaughter to hardware magnate Joseph “Joe” Orgill III, whose wholesale family business, Orgill Inc., is described as “the world’s largest independent hardlines distributor with annual sales of $3 billion,” according to the company’s website. Fletcher’s family is now offering a $50,000 cash prize for information that leads to her rescue, according to the Daily Mail.

“We look forward to Eliza’s safe return and hope that this award will help police capture those who committed this crime,” Fletcher’s family said in a statement.

Orgill Inc. is a privately owned business and employs over 5,500 people. Fletcher is married to Richard “Richie” Fletcher III and a mother to their two children, according to the outlet.

In response to Fletcher’s kidnapping, her husband had “reportedly lawyered up,” according to reporter Melanie Moon.

Fletcher was last seen in a pair of purple jogging shorts and a pink top at around 4:20 a.m. on Friday morning before she was pushed into an SUV by an “unknown individual,” Memphis police said in a press release. She is approximately 5’6″ and 137 pounds with brown hair and green eyes, according to the release.

The suspect in this kidnapping is a man in a dark-colored vehicle and was traveling westbound on Central Avenue, according to police.

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Author: HP McLovincraft

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