Crews Search River For Missing Columbia Woman

The search for a missing Columbia woman will continue next week.

Authorities searched a section of the Lamine River in Cooper County yesterday [Tuesday] for the remains of Mengqi Ji Elledge, but nothing was found.

According to the Mid-Missouri Sheriff’s Dive Team, the search will pick up again next week.

According to a release, police have followed a number of leads that have led to that location.

Mengqi Ji’s husband, Joseph Elledge, is the prime suspect in what police believe is her murder.

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