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Inch Family Speaks Out At Fundraiser

MONTOURSVILLE—The Mill Tavern was packed with people Friday night in Montoursville to support the Inch family. “To really support Gary and Linda, to...

MONTOURSVILLE---The Mill Tavern was packed with people Friday night in Montoursville to support the Inch family.

"To really support Gary and Linda, to show them how much we care about them and how much we love them and that they're not going through this alone,” said Andrea Turner, Michelle Inch’s cousin.

Gary and Linda Inch were attacked in their home near Montoursville in January, bound with duct tape and left to die. Their house was torched.

"Like a nightmare, really, because we didn't know if we were going to get out of that house,” said Gary Inch.

Gary and Linda survived, but their daughter, 31-year-old Michelle Inch, is missing.

Her boyfriend, Michael Houseweart, and Brian Vroman of the Canton area are charged in connection with the brutal attack on the Inch family.

Gary and Linda Inch were at the fundraiser in Montoursville, and for the first time since the attack, they spoke with us on camera.

"God got us this far, he got us out of the fire, and so, we're continuing to rely on him."

Those who care for the Inches say having this fundraiser is the least they can to do help the family coping with so much.

“It's crucial, it really is crucial right now to just kind of keep the momentum going and try to keep the searches going, to try to find Michelle and just keep thinking about her,” said Christie Fry, Michelle Inch’s cousin.

"She had little pigtails when I remember her, and I remember her swinging on my swing set in the backyard, and my son, too, and her brother, just having fun, just a little girl with a smile on her face,” said Mary Wise, Linda Inch’s second cousin.

Gary and Linda Inch continue to pray each day that their daughter is found safe and sound, but say they know she may not be.

"We look at it realistically, because if these guys did this to us, then I think they're capable of almost anything,” said Gary Inch.

The money raised at the fundraiser will go to help the Inches pay their medical bills, repairs on their house, and search efforts.