buzzfeed.com - 10 days ago
A Missing Pregnant Teacher Has Been Found Dead And Her Boyfriend Was Charged With Murder
Police in Maryland have found the body of pregnant teacher Laura Wallan, who went missing nine days ago, and have charged her boyfriend with her death.
The boyfriend, Tyler Tessier, was charged with murder Wednesday evening, just hours after Wallan's body was found in a shallow grave. Tessier and Wallan, who was four months pregnant, had reportedly dated for ten years, and Tessier is believed to be the father of her child. Police said they did not have a motive at this point. Wallen's family reported her missing nine days ago, after she didn't show up to teach on the first day of classes at Wilde Lake High School in Columbia, Maryland. Montgomery County Police Chief Tom Manger revealed during a news conference Wednesday that Wallen sent a text message on Sept. 2, shortly before she died, saying her boyfriend "had taken her to an open field." "I'm not sure why we're up here, but he's taken me to this place in the middle of nowhere," she wrote in another text to a friend. The friend told Wallen to take a photo of the area, which she did.
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