The family of Instagram influencer Alexis Sharkey are seeking answers after their daughter’s naked remains were discovered on the side of a road in Houston, Texas.
According to local news station KHOU11, the 26- year-old was reported missing on Saturday after she missed out on a film day with a group of friends. The family grew significantly stressed when they realized Alexis hadn’t posted on social networks in 12 hours and they could not get in contact with her. In addition, a buddy told the outlet that no one opened the door to the home Alexis shared with her 49- year-old spouse.
On Sunday, the Sharkey household was notified that her remains were found by city employees off of a Houston highway early Saturday early morning, according to KHOU11 The outlet reports that there were no apparent signs of trauma and the cause of death is pending an autopsy.
One of Alexis’ buddies, Tanya Ricardo, informed KHOU11, “I mean, just tossed her on the side of the road, naked, like trash. I simply, I don’t get it … No one gets away with something like this. Nobody.”
Alexis’ mother, Stacey Robinault, thanked their friends and family for their support during this difficult time. She wrote on Facebook, “We can not begin to thank you all for your love and the kind words you’ve encompassed our household! Please give us this time to grieve this incredible loss to our household and this world!!!”
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Her spouse, Tom Sharkey, also revealed sorrow over her death, writing on Facebook that he is “lost” after losing Alexis, who he called “My one and only!”
Though Alexis’ cause of death is pending, a “broken-hearted” Stacey believes her child was the victim of nasty play. She informed ABC13, “I do believe she was killed. Yes. From what I’ve been able to gather in addition to a mom’s gut. I discovered extremely young as a mom to trust my gut. It’s not let me down.”
Prior to Alexis’ death, she allegedly confided in her pals about the state of her marital relationship, with Tanya claiming to KHOU11, “Just recently, she opened to us about it and divorce was being filed.
Judging by the appearances of Alexis’ Instagram, which boasts over 22,000 followers, it appears she had a good marriage to Tom. Tanya said, “She was a very personal individual. She didn’t share a lot about what was going on at home.”
E! News has reached out to the Houston Police Department for remark.