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‘There is definitely evidence of a cover up here’

JoAnn Matouk Romain, 55, disappeared on Jan. 12, 2010, after attending an evening prayer service at St. Paul's Church.

Sometimes the secrets of a small town can make your heart stop.

“And said, you know, ‘If something ever happens to me, look at him,’” Kellie Romain said.

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A local mother reportedly walks into the icy water of Lake St. Clair and kills herself.

“I believe firmly that this is murder,” said crime reporter and historian Scott Burnstein.

But why?

“She’d walked in on something, she heard something that she shouldn’t have known,” said Michelle Romain.

Some claim JoAnn Matouk Romain was paranoid, but was she?

“You say I’m being followed and all of a sudden she’s missing,” said Kellie Romain.

Signs of a struggle kept quiet. Questionable police practices.

“There was no sign, no evidence of any violent crime that would warrant a DNA check,” said Grosse Pointe Farms police Chief Dan Jensen in a deposition.

Mysterious missing keys suddenly reappear.

“There is definitely evidence of a cover up here,” said attorney Solomon Radner.

This quiet little community has no idea what’s about to be revealed.

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JoAnn Matouk Romain with her husband, David Romain, and their three children Michell, Michael and Kellie.

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