Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Alexis Rasmussen Investigation turns to the couple she was babysitting for, as they Become Persons of Interest

A prosecutor says the Utah neighbours of a dead teenage girl who mysteriously vanished six weeks ago while babysitting are now 'persons of interest' in the case.

North Ogden police say 16-year-old Alexis Rasmussen vanished on September 10 after babysitting for neighbourhood couple Eric and Dea Millerberg. Authorities found Miss Rasmussen's body in a shallow grave on October 18 near Interstate 84 east of Ogden.

Weber County Attorney Dee Smith is now calling the couple 'persons of interest' after 36-year-old Eric Millerberg was sent back to prison on Tuesday for violating his probation in a 2010 fraud case. Millerberg's wife remains jailed after being charged on October 7 with two prescription fraud felonies. Read More