Information 2’s sister station WJET in Erie, Pennsylvania is studying new info within the discovery of a lady’s physique alongside Interstate 90 early Friday morning throughout a reported brush fireplace.
The sufferer has formally been named by Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook dinner as 48-year-old Michelle Tayse of Nashville, Tennessee. The coroner additionally dominated the demise as a stabbing.
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The physique was initially discovered at round 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 10 after the Belle Valley Hearth Division was dispatched on experiences of a brush fireplace on I-90 at mile marker 30 (close to Hammett/Parade Avenue and Wesleyville/Bayfront Connector). As soon as on the scene, crews discovered the physique off the shoulder of the interstate and initially dominated the case as a suspicious demise.
Cook dinner mentioned she was stabbed a number of occasions and her physique was badly burned.
In accordance with her household, the mom of seven was final seen just some days earlier than her physique was found close to the Parade Avenue exit by Belle Valley firefighters.
Her household believes Tayse was murdered in Tennessee then pushed to Pennsylvania and set on fireplace by her killer or killers to hopefully by no means be found.
“Apparently there had been some type of accelerant used to burn the physique, which didn’t final very lengthy, however the precise reason for demise primarily based on our post-mortem is a number of stab wounds to the chest,” mentioned Cook dinner.
State police are asking anybody with info associated to this incident to name them at 814-898-1641.