OKMULGEE - The story continues to unfold with yet another gruesome chapter. Parts of a Colorado mother scattered across multiple states. Some were found in a dumpster in Okmulgee.
Parts of 25-year-old Ashley Mead were found in the dumpster outside the Murphy USA gas station in Okmulgee. Now, police are asking for help finding another purple suitcase, much like the one pictured below, with more remains inside.
Two bouquets of flowers are stuck between the wooden fence.
"There's going to be a special place in hell for people like that," Talhequah resident Greg Green said.
It's a small symbol that people here care.
"I find it appalling, personally," Green said. "That any human could do that to another human."
The fence surrounds a dumpster where Okmulgee Police found part of Mead inside. She was reported missing from Boulder, Colorado Tuesday after she failed to show up to work.
"What a horrible way to dispose of somebody," Green said.
Police arrested 32-year-old Adam Densmore on charges of first-degree murder. He had a 13-month-old with the victim. Police say the little girl was with Densmore the entire time.
"Hopefully the child is small enough that they won't remember the gruesome details," Green said.
Police believe Densmore killed Mead in Boulder and then drove through four different states. They found more parts of the 25-year-old mom in Shreveport, Louisiana.
"I couldn't get there," Okmulgee Police Chief Joe Prentice said. "I can't imagine how anyone else could."
"He managed to do that without being spotted until they found body parts here," Green said. "That's a lot of ground to cover and not be recognized."
Authorities want to to find all of the Mead's remains and they're asking everyone to help them find the suitcase that looks like the one in this photo.
"The whole thing is sickening," Green said.
For now, those across the country will mourn the loss of the young mother, hoping she's in a better place.
Okmulgee police say Densmore waived his right to extradition. Police say he'll be transported back to Colorado at some point next week.
Those who find immediate suspicious items can call local police and mention the Ashley Mead case.
A GoFundMe page has been set up for Mead's family. To support the family, click here.
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