The heartbreaking missing person’s case of Mollie Tibbett’s has taken a turn since her body was discovered on Tuesday, August 21st, 2019.
Friends and family of Mollie were devastated to learn the tragic truth that she had been murdered. Her remains were found in a cornfield in Poweshiek County in Iowa after a man led investigators to her body. That same man would later turn out to be her killer.
Christian Bahena Rivera, 24, has been suspected as the killer of Mollie. On August 22nd, he made his first appearance in court where he was charged as an illegal immigrant and with the murder of Mollie. He was responsible for leading investigators to her body on August 21st.
After being discovered, Mollie’s body was taken into medical examiners on August 22nd. What they found was devastating. Fox revealed that Mollie died as a “result of ‘sharp force injuries.’
Mollie is believed to have been followed by her killer during a late-afternoon jog. During her run, Christian Rivera followed her and “blacked out” only to wake up with Mollie in the trunk of his car with her earbuds on his lap.
Mollie’s attacks and death is being seen as a homicide. Learning of her harsh death is absolutely devastating to her family so please keep them in your prayers.