The accident apparently happened several months ago. Authorities. A group of elk hunters found the decomposing body. Ronhock was last seen at Elmira College in Upstate New York, where she was studying nursing. Jessica left a note for her roommate saying she was returning home for a "family emergency." There was no emergency, and Jessica did not go home. Credit card records showed Jessica apparently traveling through Florida, Texas and Arizona.
On January 15, security footage revealed Jessica by herself withdrawing cash from an ATM in Texas.