WSJ reporter Bird now missing one year
Izzo writes, “Nancy Bird had her back turned to her husband as she took down the lights, and didn’t see which direction he went, but assumed it was to nearby Hicks Tract Park.
“Taking spontaneous walks was completely normal behavior for David Bird, an active runner who completed the New York City marathon a few months earlier and regularly took long walks around town.
“Nancy Bird went inside and took a nap. She woke up about two hours later; it was dark and rainy outside, and she wasn’t sure if her husband was home.
“‘I thought he came back but didn’t wake me,’ she said. ‘I looked in every room, asked the kids if he’d came home, and then I saw his cell phone in his office. I started to panic and paced for a while. Then I called a friend and when she didn’t answer I called the police.'”
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