INDEPENDENCE, IOWA (KWWL) – Friday, the parents of Chris Bagley spoke with KWWL. They shared a heartbreaking message after their son was murdered.
31-year-old Chris Bagley was reported lacking in December. The Linn County Sheriff’s Office confirms his physique was discovered on a Cedar Rapids property, after a heavy search happened. The reason for demise has been decided to be sharp power accidents.
For months, Chris’s parents had a join of their Independence residence that learn, “Never give up.”
“We just thought he was gonna come home, not in the way he did. We never gave up faith,” mentioned Chris’s dad, Stewart Bagley. “It’s the not knowing that eats you up inside. Not knowing what happened to your loved one.”
The Bagleys looked for months, following leads, together with the Linn County Sheriff’s Office. But sadly, it was an end result no guardian ever needs to face.
Christine Bagley says she didn’t imagine the information at first. It wasn’t till she noticed an image of the 2 tattoos on her son’s arm, that she knew it was him.
“Pain. I felt like someone opened by chest up and ripped my heart out,” mentioned Stewart.
Chris was a husband and father of two. Now, Stewart and Christine needed to inform their grandkids the heartbreaking information.
“It’s the hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. If you could see how happy he (son Mason) was when we said we found daddy, and then to burst his bubble that he’s gone. And it was hard to explain. How do you explain bad people to an eight-year-old boy?”
These parents are talking up now, asking the disrespectful feedback on social media to please cease.
“Why? What’s the purpose. A man was murdered. You don’t know what happened,” says Stewart.
The household as a substitute asks folks to recollect Chris as a form, hard-working man who liked his household very a lot.
The signal on the wall that when learn, “Never give up hope,” now reads, “Justice for Chris.”
Chris Bagley’s Christmas presents nonetheless sit in his guardian’s residence. They’re nonetheless unwrapped.
At this time, the Linn County Sheriff’s Office says, as a result of that is an lively case, they’ll’t affirm or deny if any suspects are being checked out or are in custody.
KWWL will proceed to comply with this story, because the investigation into Chris Bagley’s murder develops.
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