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Witness comes forward after pictures released in connection to Chelsea Bruck case

Person attended Halloween party in 2014

MONROE COUNTY, Mich. – The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into the disappearance and death of Chelsea Ellen Bruck and asking for the public’s help in identifying a person who may have information.

The witness has made contact with Monroe County Sheriff's Office.

Bruck was last seen at a Halloween party in French Township on October 26, 2014. Her body was discovered in April of the following year in a wooded lot in Ash Township.

The Sheriff’s Office released several photos of a person who attended the party and who is believed to have additional investigative information for detectives.

The man is white and at the time of the party had dark hair and thin mustache. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt with a black leather vest over it at the time of the party.

He was known to have spent time under the tent near the front of the stage where the bands played while at the party.

If anyone who knows the identity of this person is asked to contact the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

 

Timeline

Oct. 26, 2014: Chelsea Bruck vanishes from Halloween party in Monroe County
Bruck went missing on a Saturday night during a party on Post Road in French Town Township. She was last seen wearing a Poison Ivy costume consisting on black pants and a leaf-covered top.

Oct. 29: Bruck's family, friends continue search

Nov. 2: Chelsea Bruck case: Police search for guards
Police search for the security guards that were hired for the party.

Nov. 4: More info sought from party goers about missing Chelsea Bruck

Nov. 12: Reward now $5,000 in Chelsea Bruck case

Nov. 17: Chelsea Bruck's family appeals for help

Nov. 24: Reward grows to more than $17,000 in case of missing Chelsea Bruck

March 19, 2015: Authorities search Michigan game area for missing Chelsea Bruck
Dozens of law enforcement officers search Pointe Mouillee Game Area in southeastern Michigan amid an effort to find Bruck.

April 5: New clue in missing Chelsea Bruck case
Police say they found what they believed to be a portion of Bruck's costume in the area of Peters Road and Vreeland in Flat Rock.

April 6: Helicopter, K9 search for Chelsea Bruck in Flat Rock

April 8: Family of missing Monroe County woman awaits information from police

April 24: Construction workers find body in rural Monroe County
Construction workers found the body around 2 p.m. Friday in a wooded area near train tracks in the village of Carleton. Officers from the Michigan State Police Crime Lab and Monroe County Sheriff's deputies arrived at the scene.
The construction crew was doing excavation work on a piece for property where a man is planning to build a house. The crew discovered the body while checking on a piece of equipment, police said.

April 25: Remains found in Monroe County identified as Chelsea Bruck
Dental records were used to confirm the remains belonged to Bruck, and investigators Saturday said evidence at the scene indicated a homicide.