WICHITA, Kan. – 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.