College professor, 39, is arrested for the murder of his English professor wife, 48, who went missing after she told friends she feared for her son’s life if they divorced and said ‘if anything happens, he is responsible’
Police charged the husband of Ella Diebolt Jackson in her disappearance since – She was last seen on Oct 20, 2019 and reported missing two days later, by her husband
Glenn D. Jackson, also a a professor of English at EKU, was arrested Friday and charged with murder-domestic violence and tampering with physical evidence
Ella Jackson remains missing, presumed dead, her body has not been found but blood was found in her husband’s car
She had reached out to friends to tell how things were not good between her husband and that she feared for her safety and custody of her son if she divorced
Although Ella’s body was never found, a search of the couple’s home revealed ‘a significant amount’ amount of blood – same as the trunk of Glenn Jackson’s car
In his text message Ella Jackson to her ex-husband before vanishing, she expresses concerns about her safety
She had become so afraid of him that had told ‘several individuals that if anything ever happened to her, her husband would be responsible.’
Infact, Ella Jackson had met with a domestic violence advocate just a few days before her disappearance.
Glenn Jackson, [photo], was arrested Friday and charged with murder-domestic violence and tampering with physical evidence in the case of his wife who was murdered six months ago
Ella Jackson’s ex-husband Jason Hans revealed that he I wrote his Facebook post on her disappearance a week after Ella’s October 20 disappearance, but was unable to post it then due to her husband not knowing that he was a suspect, – the only suspect—in her disappearance and presumed murder
Ella Jackson had reached out to friends including her ex-husband, Jason Hans who revealed how she feared for her safety and the custody of her son if she divorced Glenn
Jackson had met with a lawyer just three days before she vanished according to Kentucky.com.
One of those she had reached out to as early as 2015 was her ex-husband, Jason Hans, a professor of family sciences at the University of Kentucky.
‘After years stuck in a cycle of violence, Ella had recently begun working in earnest with a lawyer on an exit plan,’ he wrote in a lengthy Facebook post on Friday.
Hans revealed that he wanted to provide his ex-wife with financial support in order that she could leave Glenn but she feared that her husband could win custody of their child if they split.
‘Ella loved her boy more than life itself, so she refused to risk it until a fail-safe exit plan was in place,’ In the Facebook post Hans wrote.