Details of Disappearance Mengqi disappeared from Columbia, Missouri on October 8, 2019. In February 2020, her husband, Joseph Elledge, was charged with first-degree murder in her case. Investigators believe he strangled or suffocated her to death. Mengqi's body was found by a hiker at Rock Bridge State Park in March 2021. Joseph is awaiting trial in her case.
- Columbia Police Department
Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 28, 2021; case resolved.