Charisma Ehresman was reported missing after leaving her home last Sunday in the 4600 block of South Wisconsin in Forest View and didn’t return, Forest View police said. She missed work and school and had no contact with her family.
On Friday, Ehresman was found dead inside a vehicle about 5:30 p.m. in the 5900 block of West Iowa Street, Chicago police said.
The medical examiner said on Sunday that she died of strangulation and smothering.
A family member has shared a GoFundMe intended to help raise funds for funeral expenses.