On my way to the Mellow Mushroom this morning I passed by a bunch of cop cars on the side of the road, near Oak Village Ave. just after Collins Hill Rd. Looked up what it could be and found this from the AJC:
—edit:: This gal looks a bit like a woman I’ve seen @ taco mac, KimThomas erie. She worked for an Insurance company though and only had one daughter I think…
“A community search for a missing Lawrenceville-area woman turned tragic Saturday after her body was found by one of her co-workers.
Family photo Nique Leili, 44, had been missing since July 8, 2011. Her body was found Saturday, July 16, in the Oak Village subdivision where she lived.
“I just saw a huge big pile and it looked abnormal, you know,” Allison Rockwell told Channel 2 Action News reporter Sophia Choi. ” It just looked like it was covering up something. So I just started kicking away at it and just saw her body and her hair – her bloated body and her hair.”
Family and friends at the scene were waiting for police to positively identify the body. Authorities had roped off the area, and police were also at Leili’s home a short distance away.
Amy Elk of Loganville told the AJC that her sister worked in finance and payroll as a controller. She said Nique and Matt Leili had been married for at least 15 years and had lived in the Gwinnett subdivision for at least a dozen years.
Elk said Leili’s husband, who she said had filed for divorce, did not report her missing immediately. Leili was described as being 5 feet 3 inches tall, 110 pounds with reddish blonde hair and green eyes. A flyer said she was last seen on the night of July 8.
“He waited two days to report her missing,” Elk told Channel 2 Action News. “And he filed for divorce and she’d been gone for four days. She didn’t take her car or her cellphone or anything, and he told me that they’d had a huge fight and she wasn’t well,” the sister said. “I saw her two weeks ago and she was fine. She was fine.”
The woman’s husband left the area minutes after the body was found, people at the scene said.
The couple has three daughters ages 19, 12 and 9 years old. The 19-year-old from a previous marriage, Alex Page, was at the scene helping to search for her mother Saturday when the body was found.
“She was wonderful, very kind and funny,” Elk said of her sister, who was also one of three daughters. “We joked all the time. She was a wonderful mom. She worked very, very hard to do what’s best for her children.”
Gwinnett County police were not involved in the search at the time and had considered it a missing persons case with no foul play suspected. Authorities, however, were on the scene Saturday after the body was found.”