The remains of Jennifer Brown, a 43-year-old mother from Limerick Township, Pennsylvania, were found in a shallow burial wrapped in plastic on Wednesday.
Brown had been absent for over two weeks after neglecting to collect her young son from his bus stop. Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele confirmed that Brown’s body was located partially interred late Wednesday afternoon in Royersford, a town situated about 30 miles northwest of Philadelphia.
CBS Philadelphia’s helicopter recorded footage of police activity at an industrial complex in Royersford linked to the case.
Investigators remained at the location to process evidence, less than two miles from Brown’s residence in Limerick Township.
As per Steele, the inquiry has been thorough, encompassing numerous individuals striving to locate Brown. Despite their endeavors, she was not found alive.
Brown’s remains will now be transferred to the coroner’s office for an autopsy. Prosecutors have not yet disclosed if they have pinpointed a suspect in the case.
Brown was last observed on January 3 in Limerick Township and did not collect her son from the bus stop the subsequent day.
Relatives have indicated that she would never have departed without informing anyone. Her family had proffered a reward of $15,000 for information regarding her disappearance, and the community had disseminated missing person flyers.
Neighbors have informed CBS Philadelphia that investigators eliminated a dumpster near Brown’s residence.
Last week, the quest directed investigators to a landfill in Berks County. The discovery of Brown’s body concludes the search for her tragically, and the inquiry will now concentrate on identifying the person accountable for her demise.