Columbia Police has been extensively working to locate Mengqi Ji Elledge who was reported as missing on Wednesday, Oct. 9. The investigation has led detectives to suspect foul play in her disappearance.
As this is an active and ongoing investigation there is no further information to release at this time in order to protect the integrity of the investigation.
Anyone with information regarding the disappearance of Elledge should immediately dial 911 to contact the nearest law enforcement agency, the Columbia Police Department at 573.874.7652 or CrimeStoppers at 573.875.TIPS to remain anonymous.
Case number: 2019-010707
Original press release(s):
Columbia Police asking for public's help locating Mengqi Ji Elledge