Missing father-of-two Manhattan talent agent who simply vanished from his home with no explanation is found dead in New Jersey woods
Mark Schlegel went missing August 13 and has been found dead in the woods, a week later
Schlegel, 57, from New Jersey, has no history of physical or mental health problems
His body was found Thursday, a police officer was led to the body by smell, and it appears he had been in the bushes for several days or longer
Cause of death has not been established, police are awaiting an autopsy
A missing 57-year-old Manhattan talent agent from New Jersey, who hadn’t been seen since August 13, has been found dead in the woods, authorities say.
Mark Schlegel [photo], went missing earlier in August when he left his home in Oradell without his keys, phone and wallet.
His body was found off Soldier Hill Road in Oradell on Thursday, according to a law enforcement source.
Mark Schlegel went missing August 13 and has now been found dead in the woods, A police officer was led to the body by smell, and it appears he had been in the bushes for several days or longer.
There’s no obvious evidence of foul play but police are awaiting an autopsy.
The Manhattan-based Cornerstone Agency agent has no history of physical or mental health problems.
‘He never said anything like, “I’m depressed being home” or “I have to fight the grind again,”‘ his perplexed wife Chris Schlegel, said last week,
Neighbors had told his Chris that they last saw her husband clutching a medium-sized, light-colored gift bag and he was walking ‘with a purpose.’
On the day he went missing, the father-of-two went to yoga in the morning, picked up some groceries, brought home coffee for his wife and daughter, Kirsten, and enjoyed a Skype session with his young granddaughter.
Mark Schlegel went missing August 13 and has now been found dead in the woods, [photo], here with his wife Chris Schlegel on a recent trip to Scotland.
Schlegel seen here with wife Chris and their daughter, is a married father of two grown children. He went for a walk around 3.30pm on August 13 near Lenox Avenue in Oradell, New Jersey and did not return.
Schlegel, a married father of two grown children, went for a walk around 3.30pm on August 13 near Lenox Avenue in Oradell, New Jersey.
Oradell Police Lt Victor Egg characterized the facts of this missing person case as ‘very strange’ and ‘odd,’ reported NJ.com.
Schlegel and his wife, Chris, had just returned from a trip to Scotland last week.
Photos shared on his Facebook page show the couple happily posing at the picturesque Queen’s View overlooking Loch Tummel.
Schlegel, a graduate of DePauw University with a degree in communications, has worked at Cornerstone Agency since 2002. He and wife Chris have a son and a daughter.