Search Of Lamine River For Missing Columbia Woman Resumes

A search of the Lamine River in Cooper County for missing Columbia woman Mengqi Ji Elledge will resume today.

Authorities spent most of yesterday (Tuesday) searching the river however it is unknown if progress was made.

The Columbia Police Department is in charge of the investigation, and department officials are reporting they are confident they are searching the right area.

Elldedge has been missing for more than a month.

Her husband Joseph Elledge has been named a prime suspect in the disappearance by police.