A former mannequin was discovered useless in western Pennsylvania over the weekend.
Rebecca Landrith, 47, was found by a PennDot employee early Sunday morning in Union County on the facet of an Interstate 80 ramp, authorities mentioned, PhillyVoice reported Wednesday.
Landrith, initially from Virginia, had gunshot wounds to her head, neck, throat, chest and hand, Union County Coroner Dominick Adamo mentioned in a press release to the outlet. The coroner dominated her dying as a murder.
Adamo didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.
When she was discovered, Landrith didn’t have identification on her, however investigators had been capable of determine her utilizing fingerprints on some receipts she had together with her when she died. Landrith is believed to have not too long ago traveled by means of Indiana and Wisconsin, based mostly on the receipts.
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On Wednesday, a person was arrested in connection to Landrith’s dying, Pennsylvania Crime Stoppers said. Pennsylvania State Police didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark.
Tracy Rollins — whose title had been discovered on a be aware in Landrith’s pocket — was arrested in Connecticut and charged with prison murder and abuse of corpse, PhillyVoice reported Thursday.
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Rollins, a 28-year-old truck driver, was allegedly linked to the places that had appeared on Landrith’s receipts by surveillance video and cellular phone knowledge obtained by police, a prison grievance obtained by the outlet mentioned.
Police allegedly discovered blood and shell casings in Rollins’ truck, and famous that bleach and cleansing answer had not too long ago been utilized in his car, PhillyVoice reported.
Connecticut State Police didn’t instantly reply to PEOPLE’s request for remark. It was not clear if Rollins has authorized illustration or has entered a plea right now.
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Landrith was a finalist within the 2014 Miss Manhattan contest and America’s It Woman Miss Woman Liberty.
“I am keen on vogue and the trade and am a heat climate individual with a heat coronary heart,” the mannequin said in a bio on an iStudio page. “I’ve labored with some actually nice photographers and improbable individuals on this trade.”
Along with modeling, Landrith was additionally an “achieved violinist,” her bio mentioned.
Landrith’s brother, George Landrith, told PennLive that his youthful sister had been estranged from the household for about 5 years.