The mother of missing VCU freshman Taylor Maria Behl believes that the remains found yesterday are that of her daughter. Although police and investigators have not made a formal announcement as to the identity of the body found in the wooded area 75 miles east of Richmond. Janet Pelasara, said at a news conference outside her home in Vienna,
“The body found is most likely my baby’s.”
The body was found in a shallow grave off a dirt path that led from one of the county’s roads into a heavily wooded area about 75 miles east of Richmond. Investigators were tipped to this area of interest from an “ex-girlfriend of a man interviewed in connection with the disappearance of Taylor Marie Behl.”
An ex-girlfriend of a man interviewed in connection with the disappearance of Taylor Marie Behl yesterday led investigators to a Mathews County farm where police discovered the severely decomposed remains of an unidentified person, law-enforcement sources told The Times-Dispatch. Richmond Police Chief Rodney Monroe said it could be several days before the remains — found in a wooded area off a dirt road behind a barn on private land — are positively identified.
Update: From CBS; Mom: Body Likely ‘My Baby’s’
The mother of a missing college freshman said Thursday she believes a body found in a wooded area is her daughter, who was last seen alive at her school dorm Sept. 5.
“The body found is most likely my baby’s,” said Janet Pelasara during a news conference at her home in Vienna, Va.
From the Richmond Times Dispatch: Human remains “most likely” Taylor Behl’s, mother says
The mother of missing Virginia Commonwealth University student Taylor Marie Behl said this morning that she believes the body found yesterday by police in rural Mathews County is “most likely” her daughter’s.