Mengqi Ji Elledge was last seen at her residence in Columbia, Missouri, on October 8. Photo: Photo: Columbia Police Department

Missing Chinese woman Mengqi Ji Elledge’s one-year-old daughter at centre of grandparents’ custody battle in US

  • Her parents say they have ‘close relationship’ with their grandchild, while her husband’s mother is also seeking guardianship of girl
  • Joseph Elledge, who is in custody over child abuse charges, has not been charged in wife’s disappearance, though police say they suspect foul play
Topic |   Chinese overseas

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Mengqi Ji Elledge was last seen at her residence in Columbia, Missouri, on October 8. Photo: Photo: Columbia Police Department
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Mengqi Ji Elledge was last seen more than two weeks ago at her home in Columbia, Missouri. Photo: Columbia Police Department

Mengqi Ji Elledge, who came to US from China to study, missing for two weeks as police suspect foul play

  • Husband Joseph Elledge did not report wife’s disappearance for 36 hours, instead taking long drive through remote areas in Missouri
  • He has since been charged with abusing their one-year-old daughter by striking her hard enough to cause severe bruising
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Mengqi Ji Elledge was last seen more than two weeks ago at her home in Columbia, Missouri. Photo: Columbia Police Department
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