Murphy' was reported missing the next day. Sophia Stellatos, Liza's mother, told the press,"In my heart, I fear the worst, that my daughter is gone." Police searched a reservoir near her home, but nothing was found. Cadaver dogs apparently caught her scent near the George Washington Bridge, but nothing further. To make matters worse, Joe Murphy, Liza's husband, apparently tried to commit suicide a few days after Liza disappeared by walking in front of a fire truck. Joe Murphy recovered from his injuries, but apparently on advice of counsel would no longer cooperate with investigators.
Update 1-20-2015: The husband of Liza Murphy was arrested after investigators discovered he allegedly entered the country illegally. He is accused of living under a false identity for more than two decades. Apparently, Paschal Delahunty, a 51-year-old Irish immigrant has been in the United States since December 1990 using the false name of Joseph Murphy. Paschal Delahunty apparently had a New Jersey driver’s license and other government documents under the name of Murphy.