The physique of a lacking Pennsylvania mom has been present in a shallow grave greater than two weeks after her disappearance.
The stays of Jennifer Brown, 43, from Limerick Township, have been wrapped in plastic when she was discovered on Wednesday, in line with CBS Philadelphia.
Ms Brown was reported lacking when she didn’t choose up her eight-year-old son from his bus cease.
The Montgomery County District Legal professional, Kevin Steele, stated the mom’s stays have been situated solely partly buried on Wednesday afternoon in Royersford, about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia. Her physique was situated lower than two miles from her Limerick house.
“Now we have been partaking in an intensive investigation and I can’t let you know how many individuals have labored by this and helped on this case to attempt to find her,” Mr Steele stated, in line with CBS. “And we hoped and prayed that she could be protected and he or she will not be.”
The physique of Ms Brown will probably be taken to the workplace of the coroner for an post-mortem. Prosecutors haven’t stated if a suspect has been recognized.
Ms Brown was final seen in Limerick on 3 January. The next day, she didn’t seem to select up her son from the bus.
Along with her eight-year-old son, Ms Brown leaves behind a 20-year-old son.
Members of her household have stated that Ms Brown wouldn’t depart her sons with out telling anybody. Kinfolk supplied a reward of $15,000 for details about her disappearance and the neighborhood got here collectively to distribute flyers.
Neighbours informed CBS that the authorities eliminated a dumpster near Ms Brown’s residence. Investigators additionally searched a Berks County landfill final week.
Neighbours and associates shared their outrage on the demise of the only mom of two and demanded justice.
“She’s my age. And her son’s my son’s age,” Sarah Foltz informed WFMZ. She added that their sons performed collectively all summer time.
“He asks me day by day, did they discover (his pal’s) mommy but? And I don’t wish to inform him now, you recognize. We’re proper there,” she stated, earlier than including that each one she “can take into consideration is her youngsters.”
Nancy Decker lives within the house proper subsequent to Ms Brown’s.
“Realizing her, and understanding what sort of a mom she was, I didn’t suppose she was alive,” she informed the outlet. “No means. No means would she have left that youngster. And I do know that.”
Ms Decker stated she was upset on the information, but in addition stated that closure permits her to not “have to fret about, ‘the place is she? Is she damage? Is anyone hurting her? Is she being tortured?’”
Whereas many neighbours have been shaken up on the information, Ms Decker stated she nonetheless feels protected within the space.
“I’ve been right here for over 20 years. We’ve by no means had an issue,” she stated.
“I actually hope they work out who did this and convey them to justice shortly,” Mr Evak added. “For the household’s sake and our neighborhood’s sake.”