gradient
goingon
TODAY IS Monday February 19th


Autopsy Shows Theresa Lockhart Was Strangled
Thursday Nov 30, 2017 10:20am
Portage, MI - Kalamazoo Co.

By: Mike Stiles


(PORTAGE) – Autopsy results show that Theresa Lockhart died of strangulation.

According to WWMT, Pathologist Theodore Brown released the autopsy and explains that the remains of the Portage woman were severely decomposed. Because the autopsy was limited to skeletal remains, no other cause of death was apparent other than homicide by strangulation.

Lockhart was last seen on May 18, leaving a gym in Portage. She was reported missing a few days later by her co-workers at the Schoolcraft Schools when she did not show up to teacher her Spanish classes.

Portage Police had been watching her husband Christopher Lockhart and even searched the family home several times while trying to find his wife. Christopher Lockhart committed suicide at his home and left a note, saying he choked Theresa to death following an argument on May 18. He buried her the next day in a shallow grave in the Allegan State Game area.

Christopher Lockhart left a map that investigators used to find Theresa's body on October 24.

(02-19-2018) • Flood Watch Issued For Area
(02-19-2018) • Glen Oaks Enrollment Climbs For Sixth Straight Semester
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(02-19-2018) • Mishawaka Man Arrested Following Pursuit
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Shipshewana, IN
(02-19-2018) • High Tech Training For Elkhart Sheriff's Department
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Goshen, IN
(02-17-2018) • Sturgis Lifts Water Conservation Request
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(02-17-2018) • Three Rivers Police Arrest Detroit Man
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Three Rivers, MI
(02-17-2018) • Glen Oaks Inducting New Hall Of Fame Members
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(02-17-2018) • Camp Fort Hill Hosting 2018 Winter Adventure
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(02-17-2018) • Free Fishing This Weekend In Michigan
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lansing, MI.
(02-16-2018) • City Requesting Water Conservation Until Further Notice
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(02-16-2018) • Program For Corn And Soybean Farmers Set
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Shipshewana, IN
(02-16-2018) • Home Explosion And Fire Injures One Person
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Milton Township - Cass Co., MI
(02-16-2018) • Frost Laws Go Into Effect February 19
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(02-15-2018) • Iannarelli Named 2017 Book Of Golden Deeds Winner
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(02-15-2018) • City Commission Says No To Medical Marijuana Ordinances
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(02-15-2018) • Miller Will Hold In District Office Hours
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lansing, MI.
(02-14-2018) • Kimble Recall Petition Approved
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lansing, MI.
(02-14-2018) • Night Hawk Operation Leads To 15 Arrests
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(02-13-2018) • Cause Of Mottville Fire Still Unknown
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Mottville - St. Joseph County, MI
(02-13-2018) • Man Charged With Two Murders Convicted In Kalamazoo County
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Kalamazoo, MI
(02-13-2018) • Sturgis School Board To Hire Olsen As Interim Superintendent
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(02-13-2018) • County Council Approves Salary Adjustments
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(02-12-2018) • Occupant Saved From Quincy House Fire
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Quincy, MI
(02-12-2018) • Snyder To Run For Sheriff
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(02-10-2018) • Friday's storms set records for Feb. 9 snowfall
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: LaGrange, IN
(02-10-2018) • Ligonier man dies in one vehicle crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Ligonier, IN
(02-09-2018) • Three Rivers Man Killed In Multiple Vehicle Crash
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Fabius Township, St. Joseph Co.-MI
(02-09-2018) • Board of Canvassers To Decide Second Kimble Recall Petition
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Lansing, MI.
(02-09-2018) • Drug Arrests Made In Sturgis
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(02-09-2018) • Reward Offered For Information On Cemetery Vandalism
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Three Rivers, MI
(02-08-2018) • Snow Removal Emergency Announced For Sturgis
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Sturgis, MI
(02-08-2018) • Giving Comes In Many Ways For The United Way
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI
(02-08-2018) • Fremont Man Critical After Being Injured In Tree Cutting Accident
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Bethel Township - Branch Co. MI.
(02-07-2018) • Severance Package Approved By County Commission
LOCATION OF NEWS ITEM: Centreville, MI





Contact WBET
STURGIS269/651-WBET
COLDWATER517/278-WBET
wbet@wbetfm.com

businesses