NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WAVY) – Police have charged a woman with concealing a dead body, even though they apparently haven’t found a body.
The investigation began Sunday, August 21. Officers were called to the Key West Inn on Jefferson Avenue around 5 a.m. for a woman who had possibly overdosed, but they didn’t find her. The following night, a missing person’s report was filed for 51-year-old Michelle Ann Garner of Hampton, who was last seen at the Key West Inn.
The search for Garner resulted in the arrest of 38-year-old Catalina Estrada. She is charged with concealment of a dead body, which is a felony, but police say they still have not found Garner. Estrada is in custody at the Newport News City Jail.
Investigators have not released any additional information.