Police Confirms that Missing University of Minnesota Student Anarae Schunk is Dead … Evidence Points to Homicide
Missing 20 year old University of Minnesota student Anarae Schunk has been confirmed dead by police. Schunk was last seen at Nina’s Grill in Burnsville last Saturday with her ex-boyfriend, Shavelle Chavez-Nelson, also known as Anthony Lee Nelson. Police say that just before 2 a.m. Sunday, Nelson fatally shot Palagor Obang Jobi eight times in the parking lot after they’d gotten in a fight. Murder charges were filed Thursday against Nelson.
Anarae Schunk – RIP
Police have told the family of missing University of Minnesota student Anarae Schunk that she is dead.
“Late last night police confirmed the worst, Anarae is no longer with us,” her brother Owen Schunk wrote Saturday on a Facebook page dedicated to finding his sister. He added that the page will remain up as a tribute.
Burnsville police have not released new details on the case.
Her family had held out hope that the 20-year-old was in hiding out of fear of her felon ex-boyfriend, who remains in jail on charges of killing another man.
Schunk was last seen at Nina’s Grill in Burnsville last Saturday with her ex-boyfriend, Shavelle Chavez-Nelson, also known as Anthony Lee Nelson. They had broken up almost a year ago but she had reconnected with him to try to get back $5,000 she had loaned him, friends say.
UPDATE I: Police say evidence points to homicide.
Family members of the University of Minnesota student missing since a bar shooting a week ago said Saturday that she is dead and police believe it may be a homicide.
Burnsville police issued a news release Saturday that said they uncovered evidence Friday “that Anarae Schunk may have been the victim of a homicide.” Police did not elaborate on the nature of the evidence.