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Grandmother of missing Spokane teen says she's terrified

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Kiera Inman's grandmother, Sheila Brizius had an unsettled feeling after her granddaughter told her she was going for a walk in the neighborhood with a friend, but was bringing her baby blanket and her favorite stuffed animal. 

Brizius' suspicions were confirmed when Kiera never came home.

AMBER Alert issued for missing and endangered 16-year-old Spokane girl 

"I want her back, I just want her back," says Brizius through tears. 

Sunday started off like any other for the family.  They went to church and then to see "Charlotte's Web" at Spokane children's theater.  It was that afternoon that things took a heartbreaking turn.    

"It's hard to talk about," says Brizius.  Kiera said she was meeting a friend for a walk but never came home.  Brizius said about ten minutes after she left she couldn't shake the uneasy feeling. 

"It just felt weird so I tracked her phone and she was about 3 miles from the house and I thought, What!?  She's not walking in the neighborhood."

Then she searched the teenager's room. 

"We found a letter telling us how much she loved us and she was so sorry," says Brizius.  "She said in there that she would probably be dead by the time we find it but if not, she's going to go south." 

Brizius says Kiera had trouble making friends and liked to play games online.  Recently she told a friend she was in a relationship with someone she met online. 

In her room, her grandparents also found a diary with plans laid out. 

"She says in there, they'll live in the car for a couple of months and they'll eventually get a house," says Brizius.   

"We'll stop at places for pop and food." 

Also "don't go out of the car unless needed" and "don't make a scene." 

"I'm terrified she's with somebody bad," says Brizius

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