A Missouri man was arrested and charged with manipulating the disappearance of his wife, police said in St. Louis on Thursday.
Jennifer Rothwell, 28, was last seen on the morning of November 12th. Her husband's home in St. Louis, Missouri.
The enforced disappearance was originally treated as a missing person's report, but classified as homicide, the St. Louis Police Department said in a Facebook post on Wednesday.
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According to police, Jennifer's husband Beau Rothwell was seen on a video on Monday buying bleach, carpet cleaners and gloves. During a search of the couple's house, detectives found a damp carpet soaked with bleach and blood, covering large areas of the carpet and an underlying pillow, according to a police press release.
The authorities said blood and bleach are "evidence of murder." The 28-year-old Beau Rothwell was charged only with unauthorized manipulation of evidence.
He is in a $ 100,000 bond.
St. Police in Louis said Jennifer Rothwell was wearing business attire on the day she disappeared. Her car was found about three kilometers from her apartment.
"She has not been seen or has had contact with anyone since she left home, Jennifer has no experience leaving the house in the past and is usually in daily contact with family and friends," the police said in her Facebook post ,