Fram described her grandson as a loner and said he sometimes did siding or roofing work, though he is unemployed right now. She said she did not hear from him while he was on the run.
Asked why they would have gone to a theme park, she said that was one thing she did not understand.
In the small downtown of Plaistow, Joe’s Barber Shop owner Dan Diemand said every third or fourth customer for the past week has wanted to talk about the case, wondering if Dow and Linscott had been caught. A lot were angry.
“Especially parents, I think they take it very personally when a child is hurt,” he said.