SALVO, N.C.-- Authorities resumed the search Thursday morning for a missing Ohio woman on the Outer Banks and Lynn Jackenheimer's parents will be there, too.

Crews from the Dare Sheriffs Office, the National Park Service, the Nags Head Police Department and the Kill Devil Hills Police Department were searching in the Salvo Day Use area.

Officers fanned out in the neighborhood of Colony Drive, where the 33-year-old Ashland, Ohio woman rented a house with her ex-boyfriend, 27-year-old Nathan Summerfield, and her two children during the Fourth of July holiday. They'll also search dunes in the area.

She wasn't with them when he dropped off their 3-year-old son and her 13-year-old daughter with family around noon on Sunday in Ohio. He hasn't been seen since then.

Authorities started an investigation after Summerfield's brother called 911.

'I want to report a possible murder,' Jake Summerfield told Ashland County dispatchers. 'My brother was in North Carolina with his ex-girlfriend. He came back and said he strangled her and dropped his kid off and left.'

Jackenheimer's family is traveling more than 600 miles to help search for her and told tv station WEWS they would be passing out fliers at gas stations, rest stops and restaurants along the way, just in case.

'I don't believe she is in Ashland County. I don't believe she ever came back from Nags Head,' said Captain Carl Richert with the Ashland County Sheriff's Department.

Dare County Sheriff's Department Chief Deputy Steve Hoggard said nothing turned up during a Sunday night search.

Police said Jackenheimer last spoke by phone with family members from Salvo, NC on July 3.

Summerfield is considered a person of interest. He was last seen July 8 in Ashland and could be in a silver Honda Civic with license plates FMV 7540.

Ashland County Sheriff's Department is also taking information at 419- 289-3911.

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