A lacking Milwaukee mom believed to be the sufferer of foul play has been discovered lifeless, police mentioned.
Emily Rogers, 23, who was final seen in her hometown on April 26, was recognized as a “critical missing person” by Milwaukee cops on Tuesday. Her physique was found Thursday in close by St. Francis, police mentioned.
“This remains an open and ongoing investigation,” Milwaukee police mentioned in an announcement. “Multiple suspects are in custody related to this investigation.”
A Milwaukee police spokesperson declined to launch additional info Friday on the people in custody, apart to say prison fees had been anticipated to be filed by prosecutors in coming days.
One of the folks in custody is Rogers’ boyfriend, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reported, citing data from the county Medical Examiner’s Office and social media posts suggesting they had been in a relationship.
The social media posts recommend the person in custody is the daddy of Rogers’ 1-year-old daughter, who was additionally believed to be lacking however was discovered protected on Tuesday, the Journal Sentinel reported.
Investigators had cause to consider Rogers’ disappearance was involuntary and that she might have been the sufferer of “foul play,” police mentioned Tuesday.
“The Milwaukee Police Department send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Emily Rogers that are impacted by this tragedy,” police mentioned following Thursday’s discovery behind a constructing within the Milwaukee suburb.
Rogers’ post-mortem had been scheduled for Friday, WTMJ reported.
“Of course we are saddened and heartbroken about our daughter, but on the other hand, we are just as happy that she was located and we’ll be able to bring her home,” Emily’s father, Terry Rogers, advised the station. “We’ll have some closure that way.”
Terry Rogers additionally thanked the volunteers who helped seek for his daughter.
“She was a loving mother, she was a loving daughter,” the grieving dad continued. “She always looked for the positive in life.”
Rogers’ mom, Amy, mentioned she had moved to Milwaukee from Texas almost seven months in the past to reconnect with the daddy of her 15-month-old daughter, WTMJ reported.
Police have filed a non-disclosure order in connection to Rogers’ post-mortem, a Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office spokeswoman advised The Post.
All homicides investigated by Milwaukee cops have such orders put in place as a consequence of ongoing investigations, a police spokesman mentioned.