Mengqi Ji Elledge


Mengqi, circa 2019

  • Missing Since 10/08/2019
  • Missing From Columbia, Missouri
  • Classification Endangered Missing
  • Sex Female
  • Race Asian
  • Age 28 years old
  • Distinguishing Characteristics Asian female.

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.

Updated 2 times since October 12, 2004. Last updated March 28, 2021; case resolved.