No grandmother deserves this: two years after her grandson went missing in Erie, Pennsylvania, Zanobia Richmond found the young adult's mummified body in her own attic. Now, police are confident that Dyquain Rogers had comitted suicide, judging by a series of Facebook posts he left before his disappearance.
"I just kept pretending like he just left Erie, so I just kept focusing on that, that he left here, that's what I kept saying," said Dyquain's mother, Carol Rogers, when her son originally went missing.
The Daily Mail says that Richmond "heard a bang upstairs at home and went to investigate ... The corpse had fallen against the attic door."
Police went back and discovered a series of dismal Facebook posts made by Dyquain shortly before he vanished, leading them to conclude that the 21-year-old had ended his own life. "I have been having the worst luck lately," he wrote on October 31st, 2014. Only weeks before that, he posted something similar: "'People are acting strange lately and thats why im doing it for me not them."
"I didn't expect him to be anywhere in this vicinity," said Rogers' neighbor, Cornell Nixon. "I just thought when I heard about him missing, I was like 'wow D-Q's gone, where did he go? He seems like he could protect himself," Nixon continued.
But some in Dyquain's family are not satisfied with the conclusions being made by law enforcement. Dyquain's aunt Erica Jeffries-Jordan told Erie Times-News: "I don't believe any of this stuff. I want answers."