Name: Meghan Amanda Marohn
Age: 42 years old
Last seen: March 27, 2022
Location: Lee, Massachusetts
Status: Found deceased in September, 2022
42 year old Meghan Marohn was last seen in Lee, Massachusetts on March 27, 2022. She disappeared while going on a hike near Longcope Property Park.
Meghan Amanda Marohn was born on July 9, 1979 to parents Bill and Ellen Marohn. She has three older brothers, one older sister, and grew up in Delmar, New York.
Marohn attended Academy of the Holy Names high school. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from Russell Sage College, and a Master of Arts from Fairleigh Dickinson University.
At the time of her disappearance, Marohn lived in her hometown of Delmar, New York. She was employed as an English teacher at Shaker High School in Latham, New York.
Marohn was a climate activist and volunteered for nonprofit news organizations such as Democracy Now! and the Sanctuary for Independent Media.
Described as an outdoor enthusiast, Marohn loved nature and hiked a lot on her own. She was an avid poet and started the Troy Poem Project, a community poetry project based in Troy, New York.
On March 24, 2022, Marohn drove from her hometown of Delmar, New York, to Stockbridge, Massachusetts.
Upon arrival, Marohn checked at the Red Lion Inn hotel. Her family and friends believe she was experiencing emotional upset at the time and wanted to get away.
On the evening of March 26, 2022, Marohn called her brother and said she was reading a book and having a bowl of soup in her room.
On March 27, 2022, Marohn’s vehicle, a Black 2017 Subaru Impreza, was found by abandoned on Church Street at approximately 12:00 pm. It was found by a resident, located in a parking lot near Janet Longcope Park, a 46-acre park with hiking trails in Lee, Massachusetts.
She was scheduled to leave her hotel room on March 30, 2022, but Marohn never returned home, and hasn’t been seen or heard from since.
On March 29, 2022, her family grew concerned when they were unable to contact her and filed a missing persons report with the Bethlehem New York Police Department.
At the same time, the Lee Police Department was notified after it was reported that Marohn’s abandoned vehicle had been parked in the same spot for two days.
Inside her car authorities found some clothes, a small box of film CDs, and a pair of shoes. Her vehicle was found unlocked and the keys were missing.
On March 27, 2022, her cell phone pinged to a rural residential area across Church Street from the Longcope trailhead, before the signal went dead at approximately 3:00 pm.
On March 29, 2022, authorities conducted an extensive search of a two square-mile area, including Longcope Park and nearby areas off Church Street, with the help of helicopters, drones, and K9 units, but no trace of Meghan Marohn was found.
Remains Believed to Belong to Meghan Found
On September 1, 2022, human remains believed to belong to Meghan Marohn were found in Lee, Massachusetts.
The remains were found by a civilian in a wooded area off Fox Drive, not far from where police located Marohn’s unattended vehicle after she was reported missing.
Her disappearance remains under investigation by the Massachusetts State Police, as well as police in New York and the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office.
Remains Positively Identified as Meghan Marohn
The remains found in Lee, Massachusetts on September 1, 2022 were positively identified as belonging to Meghan Marohn.
The circumstances surrounding her disappearance remain under investigation.
Police found no evidence, means, or motive for foul play in Meghan Marohn’s disappearance. Her case is currently ongoing and active.
A $50,000 reward is being offered by her family for information that leads to Meghan Marohn’s safe return.
The circumstances of Meghan Marohn’s disappearance remain unclear, and her case is currently classified as missing. Her case remains unsolved.
Caucasian female born on July 9, 1979. Meghan has auburn hair, green eyes, stands 5’6 tall, and weighs 120 pounds.
Distinctive Physical Features:
No information available.
Clothing and accessories:
It is unknown what clothing Meghan was wearing when she disappeared.
If you have any information regarding the disappearance of Meghan Marohn please contact the Lee police department at (413) 243-5530, or the Bethlehem New York Police Department at (518) 439-9973.
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Family of missing shaker teacher creates Gofundme to hire private investigator – ESPN The Team 04/22
The search for missing New York woman Meghan Marohn in Lee enters its second week – The Berkshire Eagle 04/22
Police continue to search for Meghan A. Marohn who was reported missing from Lee woods nearly a month ago – Mass Live 04/22
Meghan Marohn checked in at The Red Lion Inn to get away amid emotional upset, brother says – The Berkshire Eagle 04/22
A Lee resident saw Meghan Marohn’s car parked for two days, then called the police – The Berkshire Eagle 04/22
Police say there is no evidence the community is in danger after Meghan Marohn’s disappearance in Lee – The Berkshire Eagle 04/22
Meghan Marohn’s Family Offering $50,000 Reward For Information On The Missing Teacher – Mass Live 04/22
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