The Last: step-mother to death after helping them to find the dead boy

WICHITA, Kan. – The Latest news about the death of the wife in the home of a 5-year-old boy, whose body was found three months after she reported him missing (all times are local):

10:40 pm

The authorities have confirmed that a woman who led a researcher to her 5-year-old stepson of the body three months after reporting him missing has been found dead.

The police identified the woman Friday as Emily Glass, who reported to Lucas Hernandez missing on Feb. 17. Police say the officials of Glass’ body early Friday after Jonathan Hernandez called to report finding a woman dead of a gunshot wound at his Wichita home.

The police says the death is being investigated.

The Wichita Eagle reports that Hernandez and Lucas’ mother, Jamie Taylor-Orr, said in a statement released Friday that Glass “chose to take her own life.” She complained of her death, saying she “was the only person on this earth who could tell us what the last moments of our child.”


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Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman found in the Kansas home of a 5-year-old boy whose stepmother led a researcher to his decomposing body for three months after the child was reported missing.

Police say officers responded early Friday after Jonathan Hernandez called to report finding a woman dead of a gunshot wound in his Wichita home. The woman’s name has not been released.

Hernandez’ live-in girlfriend Emily Glass, reported his son, Luke Hernandez, missing on Feb. 17. After she was acquitted of the child is in danger in a case involving her own daughter, she led the researcher to Lucas’ body on 24 May.

She was arrested on suspicion of lying to the authorities, but liberated. The prosecutors have not yet charged her in Lucas’ death, but said she was a person of interest.

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