Wednesday, December 02, 2020
A few days ago, Alexis Sharkey was seen having an argument with a stranger. Shortly afterwards, there is no trace of the US influencer. Now there is a sad certainty: The newly married young woman is dead. Her body was found naked on the side of the road.
Alexis Sharkey shared almost everything in her life with her almost 21,000 Instagram followers: she took her to dates, on trips, to go shopping and shared her fashion and beauty tips with them. But now fans have to say goodbye to the US influencer. Sharkey was apparently the victim of a crime. Her body was found naked on a roadside in Houston, Texas, on Sunday.
According to US media reports, Sharkey’s mother confirmed that her daughter was last seen last Friday. At first, she did not appear on a date with friends, later the 26-year-old was spotted having an argument with an unknown man. Her relatives reported her missing on Saturday. They had become suspicious because the influencer had stopped posting on social media.
“Heartbroken Mike and I want to let you all know that Lexi’s body has been found,” Sharkey’s mother, Stacey Robinault, wrote shortly afterwards to two pictures of the deceased on Facebook. “We cannot begin to thank you all for your love and kind words that you have given to our family.” They now need time to cope with this incredible loss for their family. “We will miss you dear,” she added.
“I am convinced that she was murdered”
No visible injuries were said to have been visible on the body. The police suspect, according to “The Sun”, that she died where she was found. An autopsy has been ordered, the investigation is ongoing. Her mother is certain that her daughter was the victim of a crime.
“I am convinced that she was murdered. From everything I could find out and my gut feeling as a mother, I assume,” said Robinault to the US broadcaster ABC13. You don’t understand how to do something like that. “I mean, just toss her naked on the street, like a garbage bag. Nobody can get away with that, nobody.” She now wants to find her daughter’s murderer in order to find her peace.
Alexis Sharkey was married since December 2019. Her husband Tom, with whom she moved to Houston shortly afterwards, said goodbye to her on Instagram. To a picture in which she can be seen in her wedding dress, he wrote that she was “the most amazing woman”. He has “never seen or felt such beauty! You are my world!” Alexis gave his life meaning. His Instagram profile is no longer publicly visible.