Gallery: Portage Police confirm human body discovered is Theresa Lockhart
PORTAGE, MI – As investigators worked to find Christopher Lockhart’s lacking spouse, Lockhart ended up being busy chasing other ladies rather than assisting authorities until he finally killed himself five months later on.
Whenever Portage police first contacted Lockhart about their lacking spouse may 20, he stated Theresa Lockhart came house the night of might 18, stuffed her bags and stated she is making. He told authorities she had “done this before a few years back,” where she’d set off to find treatment or clear her head.
Law enforcement reports surrounding Theresa Lockhart’s disappearance, Christopher Lockhart’s committing suicide and confession as well as the hand-drawn map police that is pointing the positioning of her human anatomy were among a lot more than 200 pages MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette obtained from Portage Public protection Friday through the Freedom of Information Act.
Theresa Lockhart’s disappearance tripped a months-long manhunt for any clue of her. Meanwhile, Lockhart denied anything that is knowing her disappearance, refused to cooperate with authorities and ended up being arrested four times for all offenses.
Police discovered Christopher Lockhart’s human anatomy in the house on Poplar Bluff Court Oct. 24 after he didn’t are accountable to the workplace of Community Corrections. He had hanged himself. Police found Theresa’s human body that same day in Allegan County after seeing Lockhart’s note.
Within the note, Lockhart defines which he buried their spouse’s human body into the Allegan State Game region your day after killing her. Their note had been combined with a hand-drawn map leading detectives to Theresa’s human anatomy. Police discovered her body lower than a full moment after beginning the search, in accordance with the reports.
Within the committing committing suicide note, Lockhart stated he had been drunk, arguing with Theresa May 18 and “snapped.” He stated he choked her to death.