Sadie Alvarado’s body was found during search for missing Univ of Iowa student, Mollie Tibbetts
20-year-old Alvarado, dreamed of becoming pediatric nurse
Search party looking for Tibbetts instead turned up the body of the Muscatine, Iowa, resident on Sunday
Her boyfriend, Damian Hamann was charged with leaving the scene of a death accident
Sadie Alvarado’s body was found in a ditch in Lee County
Hamann, 28, claims Sadie had jumped out of his vehicle early Sunday after they had argued
He s drove to his home in Morning Sun before returning to Lee County in the afternoon to look for her
Sadie Alvarado’s body was found this weekend in Iowa, by a search party hunting for missing Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts
The young woman whose body was found by volunteers searching for another missing 20-year-old in Iowa has been described as “ a very smart, funny and beautiful young lady who would’ve turned 21 on September 25,” by her mother Brandy Martinez.
“Sadie was full of life with a whole life ahead of her,” Martinez told KWQC.
Sadie Alvarado had a “laugh and a smile to brighten up a room” and wanted to be a pediatric nurse, her mother said.
The body of the Muscatine, Iowa, resident was found Sunday, and her boyfriend was charged with leaving the scene of a death accident.
Alvarado’s body was found during the search for Mollie Tibbetts, the University of Iowa student who remains missing after vanishing on July 18.
“We know she isn’t Mollie Tibbetts! Her name is Sadie Alvarado!” Stephanie Lerma posted on Facebook. “A beautiful, caring, charismatic Iowa girl who was loved by many and was a friend to many.”
“Thank you for being my forever best friend,” pal Bailey Miller wrote. “Thank you for the unconditional love and support. Thank for you being my other half. I love you so so much. There’s not a day that’ll pass that I don’t miss you. I promise Dixie Chicks and Busch Light will forever be our thing.”
Alvarado’s mother Brandy Martinez said in an interview with KWQC that her daughter had a “heart of gold.”
Damian Hamann has been charged with fleeing the scene of an accident, in the death of his girlfriend, Sadie Alvarado
The young woman whose body was found during the search for another missing 20-year-old in Iowa has been described as “a very smart, funny and beautiful young lady who would’ve turned 21 on September 25,” her mom Brandy Martinez.
“I am very devastated,” Martinez, Sadie’s mottold KWQC.
Alvarado was found in a ditch in Lee County. Boyfriend Damian Hamann told cops that Sadie had jumped out of his vehicle early Sunday after they had argued. He said he drove to his home in Morning Sun before returning to Lee County in the afternoon to look for her.
Authorities allege that the 28-year-old Hamann failed to immediately stop his vehicle at the scene of an accident “or did fail to return to the scene of the accident which resulted in the death of a person,” according to the criminal complaint.