JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A Jacksonville mom who police stated was discovered murdered hours after she was reported lacking is being remembered as a girl with a gorgeous spirit.
Police stated 46-year-old Rosemene Decius labored at america Postal Service, and her coworkers stated she was a delight to be round.
“She was a gorgeous individual inside and outdoors and liked her youngsters,” Decius’ co-worker Khalilah Mitchell stated. “She talked about them on a regular basis and the way she proud she was of them.”
Mitchell stated the 2 would greet one another with hugs and kisses each time they noticed one another.
On July 7, USPS advised the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Workplace that Decius hadn’t been to work, in response to an arrest report. The identical day, Decius’ daughter referred to as police to report her lacking, saying that she hadn’t heard from her all day, which wasn’t regular.
JSO’s lacking individual unit searched the world of Hampton Touchdown Drive. Based on the report, investigators noticed what seemed like a pool of blood in a mattress.
After a search of her house, in response to the report, investigators discovered that there was a battle, and noticed what seemed like a pool of blood in a mattress, main them to suspect foul play.
Proof from the house led investigators to checklist Pierre Pinard, 53, as an individual of curiosity in her disappearance. Police stated Decius and Pinard had been in a relationship and lived collectively.
Pinard was additionally seen coming and going from the home in a silver Chevy Malibu a number of occasions that morning. When police acquired a warrant for his automotive, the report stated, they discovered Decius’ physique contained in the trunk of the automotive that was parked within the storage.
He was then arrested and charged with homicide.
“I by no means thought somebody would damage her like that. She wasn’t even confrontational. I’ve by no means even seen her mad or upset. If folks knew the individual she was they’d perceive that she didn’t deserve it,” Mitchell stated.
Based on JSO, Pinard’s background solely features a few site visitors citations.
He’s being held with out bond, and his subsequent court docket date is Aug. 1.
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