The burned remains found in a rural Illinois county have been positively identified as a woman who disappeared in 2010, she went on a secret weekend away with a friend of mine.
Illinois State Police confirmed Tuesday that the remains found in Jefferson County in December of 2017, in a 41-year-old Benedetta “Beth” Bentley.
The new information that had led to a cold-case homicide detectives who are assigned to the missing persons case, go to the location where the remains were found, Fox 2 Now, Pc. Louis, have been reported.
Benjamin, of Woodstock, Ill., it was reported missing in May of 2010, after they did not return home from a weekend away with a friend of mine, Jennifer, Wyatt, the Chicago Tribune reported.
Benedetta “Beth” Bentley was reported missing in 2010. Her burned remains on a rural county in Illinois in 2017. The police have positively identified the remains Tuesday.
(Illinois State Police)
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Wyatt told police that she last saw Bentley, in centralia, Ill., where she is and let her off at the Amtrak station for the train to go home, according to the paper. She has never been on board of the train.
The case has baffled police, because Benjamin had told her husband she was on her way to Wisconsin and be with Wyatt for the weekend, according to the Tribune.
However, Wyatt said, and they drove out to Mount Vernon, when they came in contact with Wyatt’s friend, and others, the paper added.
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Wyatt was charged in 2012 with lying to police investigating the Bentley’s disappearance, the Northwest Herald reported at the time.
A few months later, a judge dismissed those charges on legal grounds.
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The paper is reported to be in contact with Wyatt and chris in 2017, after the discovery of the remains.
“They told me not to say anything right now,” she said at the time.