Body in second Wisconsin suitcase identified as Oregon resident Jenny Gamez

By Kyle Johnson,

Officials announced on Tuesday that the second body found in the Wisconsin suitcases has finally been identified as that of a 21-year-old female Oregon resident.

The second body belonged to Jenny Gamez, who went missing two years ago from Cottage Grove, Town of Geneva Police Chief Steve Hurley revealed, Reuters reports.

Last Wednesday, police announced that they had identified one of the two bodies as Laura Simonson, 37, who disappeared in November from Minnesota.

Both bodies were discovered on June 5 in two suitcases pulled out of the weeds on the side of a Wisconsin road by a highway department crew. They didn't look inside and neither did anyone else until nearby residents called police about the abandoned suitcases.

Milwaukee resident Steven Zelich was arrested by police and has been charged on two felony counts of hiding a corpse. He is currently being held on a $1 million bond. While he is only charged on two counts right now, the 52-year-old could possibly see more.

Zelich has reportedly admitted to causing both women's deaths after meeting them online.



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