The Murder of Alexis Morales
Alexis Morales, 27, was found deceased in her SUV. Her 5 month old son was found uninjured in the car beside her.
Alexis Morals were last seen leaving Kelly Park in South Bend, Indiana. She was seen driving her SUV.
Family reported her missing to police on April 18, 2022. After investigating, Indiana State Police issued a Silver Alert for Alexis.
Alexis and Messiah are Found
On April 19, 2022, police received a call that a witness saw a vehicle similar to the one described in the Silver Alert in the 400 block of S. Kaley, approximately 4 miles from Kelly Park. When police searched the vehicle, they found Alexis Morales found deceased. Messiah Morales was alive in the car; he was rushed to the hospital. Officials say that he is not injured and should make a recovery.
Investigators are treating her death as a homicide. The Violent Crimes Unit is actively investigating and has interviewed multiple people.
Chief Ruszkowski believes multiple people know what happened, “Absolutely 100%. Somebody knows. Matter of fact, I would bet my life that more than one person knows what happened.”
Police have not released any information pertaining to the cause of death.
Anyone with information is encouraged to contact the South Bend Police Department Detective Bureau at 574-235-9263 or Michiana Crime Stoppers at 574-288-STOP.