Joel Mosso Merino ex-boyfriend of Hannah Choi allegedly dumped her body in Sprawling Park.
Fairfax county posted the missing person alert to Twitter on March 6th. 35-year-old Choi was last seen at 7 a.m in the 5300 block of Jesmond st., Alexandria.
According to officials the 5’4″, 125 lb, brown haired woman was last seen with her ex.
They found that Choi and Joel Mosso Merino may have had an argument the day before.
At the time of the disappearance, police said she was “considered endangered due to mental and/or physical health concerns.”
Friends alerted officials of Hannah Choi’s disappearance. The victim missed several appointments. When friends knocked on the door of her home there was no response.
When officials searched the home, they found unusual missing items. “The house appeared generally to be an order except for bedding, which appeared to be missing from one of the bedrooms,” he said.
There was no body found. However, the evidence had bad implications. Officials found signs of harm prior to disappearance.
Police firmly believe that Choi is deceased. Merino is facing second degree murder charges.
Although, it is unusual to file murder charges without a body the evidence was enough.
They believe Merino disposed of Choi’s body.
Detectives believe Merino brought Choi to Piscataway Park in Prince George‘s County, Maryland. Crew have been searching for her remains there.
Joel Mosso Merino has also gone missing.
The 27-year-old is believed to have fled town.
“My deepest condolences to Hannah’s family, friends, and our community,” O’Carroll said, 7 News reports. “We are committed to finding Hannah and finding her killer.”
Anyone with more information on the case is asked to call the Fairfax County police at 703-246 7800.
Tips can also be submitted anonymously to Fairfax County Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-8477.