Body of Missing Woman, ‘Dream Chaser’ Sherell Pringle, Found By Family in Saugus
The body of a missing woman was found by family of hers in Saugus, Massachusetts, Tuesday, days after her disappearance.
The family of Sherell Pringle, 40, told NBC10 Boston they had found her body Tuesday morning along the Rumney Marsh Reservation.
“My mother was a strong, independent woman, a dream chaser. I love my moms to death, now she’s gone,” said her son, 19-year-old Jahmani Larionne.
The Essex District Attorney’s Office confirmed that Pringle’s body was found by her son in a marsh along Route 107, and foul play is suspected in her death.
No one has been arrested in the case, prosecutors said Tuesday. Detectives from Saugus, Lynn, Woburn and the state were investigating, along with prosecutors.
A large police presence was seen on Route 107 in Saugus Tuesday afternoon. At least 10 police vehicles were visible on the side of the road. State police referred questions to prosecutors.
Earlier Tuesday, Woburn police had asked the public for assistance finding Pringle. Her family and friends had told police they had not heard from her since Saturday.
Family and friends of Pringle’s had reached out to NBC10 Boston Monday morning, saying she’d been missing since Saturday night after going on a date with a man she was seeing for several months.
Family said that the man told them he’d dropped Pringle off at home early Sunday morning, but her teenage son said that isn’t true, because he’d been home at the time.
The family found her phone Sunday in Lynn and traced a route into the marshy area on Tuesday morning where they found Pringle’s purse, then her body several feet in the brush.
A worker at a neighboring business said her family began crying for them to call 911.
Pringle’s family said they were outraged that they found her body before investigators were able to, and feel not enough was done in the first 48 hours after her disappearance.
“We did everything ourselves. You think the police found her? We found her!” Larionne said.
He issued a message to young men with mothers who are dating: “As a son, if you have a mom and she has a boyfriend, please check up on your moms. I should have did that.”