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Missing Teen Kept Hammer In Her Purse For Protection
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Missing Teen Kept Hammer In Her Purse For Protection

In the fall of 1979, 19-year-old Micki Jo West left her home in the early morning hours to go to work and never returned. Before she vanished, she told her best friend and sister-in-law, Ruth Ann West, that she kept a hammer in her purse in case Ruth Ann's husband, Marvin Irvin, confronted her.