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Search underway again Thursday for missing woman

Search underway again Thursday for missing woman

Posted 12:09 PM 12/5/2019 by Columbia Missourian Staff

COLUMBIA - The search of the Lamine River for the body of Mengqi Ji Elledge entered its third consecutive day on Thursday.

Authorities have been focusing the search efforts on an area under a bridge near the De Bourgmont Access point on Missouri 41 north of I-70.

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Neighbors react to nearby search for missing woman in Lamine River

Neighbors react to nearby search for missing woman in Lamine River

Posted 6:53 PM 12/4/2019 by Austin Walker, KOMU 8 Reporter

COOPER COUNTY - Neighbors who live near the Lamine River have watched the search for missing Columbia woman, Mengqi Ji Elledge, since it started weeks ago. 

Columbia police are leading the search efforts to find the missing mother with the help of other local law enforcement (More)

12/3/2019

UPDATE: More divers help in day three of search for missing woman

UPDATE: More divers help in day three of search for missing woman

Posted 6:54 PM 12/4/2019 by Perri Stewart, KOMU 8 Reporter and Melody Cox, James Stanley & Trinidy Thompson, KOMU 8 Digital Producers

COOPER COUNTY - Authorities spent the better part of Tuesday and Wednesday searching an area of the Lamine River for missing Columbia woman Mengqi Ji Elledge. 

The Columbia Police Department joined forces with several other mid-Missouri law enforcement agencies for day two of the (More)

12/2/2019

Trespassing charges filed against Sutu Forte

Trespassing charges filed against Sutu Forte

Posted 5:00 PM 12/2/2019 by Trinidy Thompson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - A Boone County prosecutor filed charges against Sutu Forté Monday afternoon.

Forté has been charged with one count of first degree trespassing after protesting the Hinkson Creek Trail expansion.

Her (More)

12/3/2019

UPDATE: Police release photos of robbery suspect from We B Smokin

UPDATE: Police release photos of robbery suspect from We B Smokin

Posted 3:31 PM 12/3/2019 by Trinidy Thompson, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

COLUMBIA - Police have now released photos and are asking for assistance in identifying a suspect who ran into a smoke shop, smashed two gambling machines and stole money from the machines. 

The Columbia Police Department is looking for a suspect who they believe fled We B Smokin on (More)

12/2/2019

Pinkel holds annual charity event, reacts to Odom firing

Pinkel holds annual charity event, reacts to Odom firing

Posted 12:29 PM 12/2/2019 by Rosemond Crown, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA- Former Mizzou football coach Gary Pinkel reacted to news that his successor Barry Odom has been fired from the team.

Pinkel held his annual "One Step Forward" charity event (More)

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