Already have an account?
Get back to the

Iowa Student Mollie Tibbetts Found Dead More Than a Month After She Went Missing, Father Says

Missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts was found dead on Tuesday, August 21, her father, Rob, confirmed to Fox News.

Related: Celebrity Deaths in 2018

The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation said in a press release that a body believed to be that of the 20-year-old was discovered in Poweshiek County, Iowa. Investigators are still working to confirm the identity. More information is expected during a news conference that has been set for 5 p.m. ET on Tuesday.

Iowa Student Mollie Tibbetts Found Dead More Than a Month After She Went Missing
Mollie Tibbetts Courtesy Mollie Tibbetts/Instagram

An FBI source told Radar Online that there is “strong reason and evidence to believe” the body is Tibbetts.

Related: Most Shocking Celebrity Deaths of All Time

The University of Iowa psychology major was last seen going for a routine evening jog around rural Brooklyn, Iowa, at approximately 7:30 p.m. on July 18. She was reported missing by her family the next day after she did not show up for work at children’s day camp.

Tibbetts had been staying with her boyfriend, Dalton Jack, at his older brother Blake Jack’s home. She was dog-sitting while they were out of town. The brothers have been ruled out as suspects.

Related: Most Infamous Family Murders in History

Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation special agent in charge Rick Rahn told CNN that authorities have received more than 1,500 tips and conducted more than 500 interviews over the past month. Investigators tried to trace Tibbetts’ final steps via her Fitbit and smartphone, both of which are still missing.

No arrests have been announced in connection with the case.

Got a Tip form close button
Got a tip for US?
We're All Ears for Celebrity Buzz!