Police say eerie handwritten note could lead them to the body of missing California woman

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By stefan armitage

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Police believe chilling new evidence could lead to the body of a missing California woman.

As reported by ABC 7 News, 27-year-old Alexis Gabe went missing after last being seen on January 26 in Antioch, California. Her vehicle was later found abandoned on Trenton Street in Oakley, with the keys still in the ignition.

Officials say the last person to see Gabe alive was her ex-boyfriend, 27-year-old Marshall Curtis Jones. However, when police tried to arrest him at an apartment complex in Seattle, Washington, on June 1, Jones allegedly charged at officers with a knife - leading to them fatally shooting him.

On Thursday (July 7), police revealed that Gabe's parents received copies of notes investigators believe were handwritten by Jones.

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Credit: Facebook/HelpBringAlexisGabeHome

Investigators believe Jones could have turned off his cell phone while driving to the remote area of Pioneer - around 60 miles east of Sacramento - in order to dispose of his ex-girlfriend's body. However, when Jones turned the device back on, police were able to pinpoint him in the area.

Gwyn Gabe, Alexis's father said: "His phone was there... It pinged around that area... we thought it was something to throw police off."

The handwritten notes contain detailed but cryptic directions - specifying left and right turns, timings, locations, and landmarks. One scrawling reads "pay attention to signs" and another adds "elementary school note far". Police say the directions end on a rural road in the Sierra foothills up in Amador County.

This led to police scouring the Pioneer area, with Gwyn Gabe revealing that investigators and volunteers have already searched nearly 200 acres of land. Additionally, over eight million gallons of water was drained from a nearby pond - but unfortunately, police have found nothing.

Following Jones' death, a friend came forward to police and informed them that Jones had called him two weeks prior to Gabe's disappearance. A letter from police, per ABC 7 News, states that this friend revealed that Jones was "thinking about killing Alexis and wanted to know where the best place to hide a body would be."

The letter adds that this friend and Jones both agreed that "the best place to dispose of a body would be by placing it in a septic tank or burying the body in a forest area."

Despite police investigating Alexis' disappearance as a potential homicide, her father tells KGO: "Until we find a body we’re just going to keep believing that she’s still alive."

Our thoughts continue to go out to Alexis's family and loved ones at this time.

Featured image credit: Facebook/HelpBringAlexisGabeHome

Police say eerie handwritten note could lead them to the body of missing California woman

vt-author-image

By stefan armitage

Article saved!Article saved!

Police believe chilling new evidence could lead to the body of a missing California woman.

As reported by ABC 7 News, 27-year-old Alexis Gabe went missing after last being seen on January 26 in Antioch, California. Her vehicle was later found abandoned on Trenton Street in Oakley, with the keys still in the ignition.

Officials say the last person to see Gabe alive was her ex-boyfriend, 27-year-old Marshall Curtis Jones. However, when police tried to arrest him at an apartment complex in Seattle, Washington, on June 1, Jones allegedly charged at officers with a knife - leading to them fatally shooting him.

On Thursday (July 7), police revealed that Gabe's parents received copies of notes investigators believe were handwritten by Jones.

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Credit: Facebook/HelpBringAlexisGabeHome

Investigators believe Jones could have turned off his cell phone while driving to the remote area of Pioneer - around 60 miles east of Sacramento - in order to dispose of his ex-girlfriend's body. However, when Jones turned the device back on, police were able to pinpoint him in the area.

Gwyn Gabe, Alexis's father said: "His phone was there... It pinged around that area... we thought it was something to throw police off."

The handwritten notes contain detailed but cryptic directions - specifying left and right turns, timings, locations, and landmarks. One scrawling reads "pay attention to signs" and another adds "elementary school note far". Police say the directions end on a rural road in the Sierra foothills up in Amador County.

This led to police scouring the Pioneer area, with Gwyn Gabe revealing that investigators and volunteers have already searched nearly 200 acres of land. Additionally, over eight million gallons of water was drained from a nearby pond - but unfortunately, police have found nothing.

Following Jones' death, a friend came forward to police and informed them that Jones had called him two weeks prior to Gabe's disappearance. A letter from police, per ABC 7 News, states that this friend revealed that Jones was "thinking about killing Alexis and wanted to know where the best place to hide a body would be."

The letter adds that this friend and Jones both agreed that "the best place to dispose of a body would be by placing it in a septic tank or burying the body in a forest area."

Despite police investigating Alexis' disappearance as a potential homicide, her father tells KGO: "Until we find a body we’re just going to keep believing that she’s still alive."

Our thoughts continue to go out to Alexis's family and loved ones at this time.

Featured image credit: Facebook/HelpBringAlexisGabeHome