Alma Mendez went for a routine jog, but she never came back.
Missing Chicago Mom Murdered
A grim discovery just three days after her disappearance confirmed a Chicago family's worst fears. Search crews recovered a body in Saulk Lake and investigators later identified the remains as Alma Mendez.
They say the missing mother was brutally killed.
Now the question is:
who murdered Alma?
Hair (Color, Description, Facial Hair):
- Alma has long brown hair that she typically pulls back in to a ponytail.
Other Phys. Characteristics:
- Alma has dark brown eyes.
Scars and Tattoos:
- No known scars
- No known tattoos
Last updated November 12, 2007
Missing Mom Found In Lake
A grim discovery Tuesday confirmed a Chicago family's worst fears. Search crews recovered a body in Saulk Lake and investigators later identified the remains as Alma Mendez.
Cook County officials say the cause of death appears to be blunt trauma to the head and a laceration to the throat.
While investigators now know how Alma died, it's still unclear who might have played a part in her death.