Carly Schaaf, 23, disappeared on May 17. After not being heard in two days, Schaaf was reported missing on May 19, 2021, by her mother. Nearly a month later, the police come across human remains in a Nebraska lake. The autopsy conducted on June 11, 2021, revealed that the human remains belonged to the missing 23-year-old Carly Schaaf.
During the investigation, investigators believed Schaaf disappeared under suspicious circumstances. For instance, the day she disappeared, Schaaf had not taken any of her belongings. Upon discovering her body, the evidence found suggested her death was questionable. The cause of death remains unknown.
According to Lancaster County Sheriff Terry Wagner, he believes the body was “purposely covered up.”
Investigators urge anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 402-475-3600 or the 24-hour tip line at 402-441-9903