Two lacking Kansas girls had been discovered lifeless in rural Colorado after a 10-day investigation, police mentioned.
the Emporia womenLinda L. Estrada, 44, and Amy R. Ford, 39, had been discovered lifeless in jap Colorado on Sept. 20, the Emporia Police Division mentioned in a Sept. 21 information launch.
“Though the deaths of Linda and Amy weren’t the end result we had hoped for, the women and men of the Emporia Police Division lengthen our condolences to their households and wish you to understand how many individuals cared about discovering them,” police mentioned.
The investigation into the ladies’s disappearance started on September 11 when a member of the family reported it Estrada is missingThe police mentioned.
Quickly after, Ford was additionally reported lacking, police mentioned.
Police mentioned they realized the couple had been collectively in Colorado the weekend earlier than Estrada was reported lacking.
Utilizing cellphone information and safety video, police mentioned they tracked the ladies’s “actions all through Colorado.”
Detectives’ investigations led them to “jap Colorado and western Kansas,” police mentioned.
Colorado authorities performed floor and air searches over 5 days and located the ladies’s our bodies on September 20, police mentioned.
the Kiowa County Sheriff’s Office He mentioned human stays had been discovered south of Eads, in response to a Sept. 22 Fb submit.
Deputies mentioned the style and reason for dying are pending an post-mortem. The coroner’s workplace will formally verify the identification of the stays.
The sheriff’s workplace mentioned it and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation are “conducting an energetic prison investigation.”
“An individual of curiosity within the case is in custody on costs not associated to this particular investigation,” Emporia police mentioned, including that the particular person’s title won’t be launched as a result of ongoing investigation.
Emporia is about 90 miles northeast of Wichita, and Kiowa County is about 185 miles southeast of Denver.