A Colorado landfill may soon be combed for evidence related to the search of a missing mother from the same state, who is presumed to be dead, the victim of homicide at the hands of her fiancé.
A spokesperson for Midway Landfill in Fountain, a town south of Colorado Springs told ABC News that investigators contacted them about the possible search related to Kelsey Berreth.
“The Colorado Bureau of Investigation contacted Waste Management of Colorado regarding a potential search at Midway Landfill and we are cooperating fully,” the spokesperson said.
No details or timeline about the possible landfill search have been divulged. The Colorado Bureau of Investigation has to declined to comment on any possible search, according to the Colorado Springs Gazette.
Berreth is presumed dead, though her body has yet to be found. Although she was last seen in a Colorado grocery store on Thanksgiving, Berreth's phone pinged from near Gooding, Idaho three days later, according to East Idaho News. Berreth’s fiancé, Patrick Frazee, who was arrested and charged with first-degree murder and solicitation of first-degree murder in connection with her disappearance in December. A charging document claimed Frazee was working to find someone to kill Berreth between September and November, according to the Associated Press. A nurse from Idaho has been questioned, but not charged, in connection with Berreth’s phone. An Idaho couple who say they have a connection to the nurse claim that the woman had a romantic relationship with Berreth’s fiancé.
Although police have disclosed that they believe the murder took place at Berreth’s home in Colorado, they have not publicly discussed a possible motive or speculated on where they believe her remains could be.
Berreth and Frazee have a one-year-old daughter, who is now in the care of Berreth’s maternal grandparents.
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