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Metallica Fan Missing After Charlottesville, VA Show

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Metallica has posted the following message on the official band web site:

"We are deeply concerned about the disappearance of 20 year old Virginia Tech student Morgan Dana Harrington, who was last seen while attending our concert at the John Paul Jones Arena in Charlottesville, VA, on Saturday night.

"Morgan has blonde hair and blue eyes, is 5'6", 120 lbs., and was wearing a black 'Pantera' T-shirt, black skirt, and black boots. She was not carrying I.D. or a cell phone. Morgan was separated from her friends shortly before 9pm at the venue. Police have been searching the area since Monday.

"We encourage anyone who has any information regarding Morgan's disappearance to please come forward. Additionally, if you or anyone you know shot video footage or took photos of the concert or audience, please check to see if there is anyone in your photos who might resemble Morgan. Please contact the Virginia State Police at (434) 352-3425 or the UVA Police at (434) 924-7166 or police@virginia.edu. if you have any information.

"Our thoughts are with Morgan and her family for her safe return."

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1. Defender Joe writes:

Wow! 4 days and counting. Hope this doesn't end in a homicide. There's gotta be someone who knows of her whereabouts.

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 3:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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2. blankman writes:

she probably shot herself after listening to 90 minutes of death magnetic....i would...seriously though i hope she is ok

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 3:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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3. Blindgreed1 writes:

Branded led one of the sheep astray.

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 3:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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4. jimmy j. writes:

damn this is bad hope she if found alive and well.

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 4:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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5. Clintbet writes:

She's in Lars Ulrichs' basement.

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 5:26 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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6. brandedcfh420 writes:

wtf?! bg1, that sheep had a pantera shirt on, i would not have bothered her at all. but, on a serious note, i do hope she is ok. at least she wore a PANTERA shirt!!!

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 5:33 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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7. Blindgreed1 writes:

branded: Define "bothered". Lol. Yeah, I hope the little lady is okay too. She's more than likely on one of the supporting acts tour buses. Even though she has that 1000 yard stare going on, I don't think she'd get kicked off the bus for running out of drugs.

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 5:59 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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8. jakewilliams writes:

gone for 4 days? shes dead

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 6:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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9. Emo_Hunter175 writes:

Don't mean to be a pessimist; however if she has been gone for 4 days I would say she is dead.

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 7:40 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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10. wilco writes:

damm branded did you go to the show

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 8:34 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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11. RememberMetal? writes:

Grim stuff, hope she turns up ok.

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 9:13 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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12. On a serious note... writes:

If I know metal concerts, definitely drinking, and some type of drug ingestion with a likely concussion involved.

Seriously though groupyism is highly offensive.

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 9:58 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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13. Rubyred writes:

That's very terrifying/sad news and sincerely do hope the young lady is found "safe & unharmed": she look so fragile. It's always best to bring someone (if possible 3 or 4 people w/ya) that's a little more heftyier then you and if possible a male friend/that is hell of strong so no-one can't mess with you & be "careful" who you socialize with. That goes for both male & female fans. Be safe & pray & hope this young girl will be alright!

# Oct 21, 2009 @ 10:03 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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14. Kadmium writes:

One down, ten million to go.

Seriously, though, I hope she turns up safe.

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 12:21 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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15. like whoa writes:

I really hope she's ok. One of my friends turned out missing for a few days but they turned out to be safe

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 1:52 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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16. Seriously Though writes:

The phrase of the day is 'seriously though'.

But, seriously though, I hope she's ok.

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 2:31 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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17. TODDHATESUSALL writes:

who ever heard of aband doing this ,now i can forgive them for bob rock and all the fagotry he brings to metallica, way to go guy, make sure you follow up, hope she is safe

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 6:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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18. Burning Blaze writes:

Good looking girl, hope she isn't dead. :(

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 6:46 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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19. Lady-Reaper writes:

Maybe she downloaded "I disappear" off Napster which made someone really upset!!!...

But, seriously though, I hope she's ok.

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 6:47 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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20. kid_on_a_bike writes:

but seriously though. i hope she's okay

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 9:11 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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21. RTB writes:

I thought death magnetic was metallicas best lp in 18 years......always angers me to see when a woman disappears in most cases when a mans involved as far as murder, rape, etc ....taking advantage of anyone especially a woman is some serious fa**oty azz sh!t...hope they fry that pr!c

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 12:50 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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22. Blindgreed1 writes:

They called off the search for her this morning. It's not looking good for Morgan. They know more than their telling.

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 1:09 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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23. The Joker writes:

Why so serious?

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 1:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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24. RTB writes:

Yo bg,...have you caught the flick paranormal activity?...saw it last night without seeing the previews for it...last 20 min of it spooked me, just wanted your opinion

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 1:14 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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25. bananaterracottapie1 writes:

Looking at the picture above and later at the one below gives me a ..*ahem*.. Vague idea of what happened.

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 1:25 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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26. Blindgreed1 writes:

RTB: I haven't seen it. I've been waiting to get other peoples opinions before I give it a go. I'm always skeptical of the claim "the scariest movie you'll ever see".

They just offered up $50,000 for any info on Morgan. Damned shame...

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 1:32 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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27. RTB writes:

Ya i know what u mean....its a cross between the blair witch and amityville horror....ive only been spooked twice at a movie, this was one of them( last 20 min).....if you do mention it when you can, curious at your opinion, know your geeked up for saw.....have a good one

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 1:41 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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28. Blindgreed1 writes:

Absolutely. BTW, I fvcking HATED Blair Witch.

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 1:49 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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29. tedfromoutoftown writes:

Tenfold hate post 5

# Oct 22, 2009 @ 7:16 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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30. Jamez writes:

lets look at the positive side, shall we?
She┬┤s probably still somewhere stoned. If not, then she saw Metallica earlier that night, and Dime jamming with Paul Raven later on, so either way, she had a blast of a night!
All good then

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 6:35 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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31. Jomama writes:

They called the search off. Her purse and cell phone battery was found in the parking lot. As far as I know she is still missing.

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 9:01 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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32. kid_on_a_bike writes:

ouch...

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 9:16 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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33. JarofDirt writes:

Atleast she had the deceny to go to a Metal concert in a Pantera t-shirt.

Seriously, though, hope shes OK.

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 11:14 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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34. Blindgreed1 writes:

The parents have offered up an additional $100,000.00 for info leading to her safe return. Her father asked to have his message spread across the internet in hopes of reaching her:

"I love you too much...forever...and once more."

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 11:33 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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35. Jamez writes:

... I wonder if her favorite Metallica track is "I Disappear"...

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 12:01 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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36. ElCurto writes:

wow - metallica care about theire fans a lot

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 3:45 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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37. Blindgreed1 writes:

Jamez: Too soon. lol.

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 4:10 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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38. b.bristowe writes:

Seriously guys. Seriously.

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 4:30 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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39. Blindgreed1 writes:

Bristowe: Are you serious?

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 5:38 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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40. jakewilliams writes:

ElCurto: of course they do, every fan who dies is one less t-shirt that gets sold

# Oct 23, 2009 @ 6:12 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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41. Hammerheart writes:

Hope she's okay, but it's not looking well.

# Oct 24, 2009 @ 11:36 AM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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42. bananaterracottapie1 writes:

She certainly seems bangable. Hope she's okay.

# Oct 24, 2009 @ 12:08 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address
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43. wilco writes:

damm did not check for a while
but did she evershow up
wel at least metallica played for whom the bell tolls
think we got a law suit in the making
afher all it happend in the usa

# Oct 24, 2009 @ 7:19 PM ET | IP Logged Reveal posts originating from the same IP address

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