Bruce Maiben, 44, from Lynn, MA is a person of interest in the murder of 40-year-old Sherell Pringle, also known as “Rell”, A Massachusetts woman who has been found dead in a marsh along the Salem Turnpike on where there was a heavy police presence Tuesday afternoon December 22. The district attorney says that she may be a victim of foul play. Pringle was a vivacious event planner who was known for her upbeat, positive outlook.
Sherell Pringle Missing Massachusetts Woman Found Dead
Pringle who went missing on Saturday, December 18 was supposed to spend Saturday night with her boyfriend. When she did not return home on Sunday, her son 19-year-old Jahmani Larionne called the police. “I called my mom, texted my mom, and no answer,” her son told 7NEWS in Boston. “I gave it a couple of hours and still no answer.” Larionne then tracked her phone, locating it in a sewer where it had been discarded.
Police began to search for the missing woman, finally finding her body on Tuesday alongside the Turnpike.
Sherell Pringle was with her boyfriend, Bruce Maiben on the day she went missing
Although authorities have not named any suspects in the case, and a cause of death was not immediately disclosed, her boyfriend who is the last person who was with Pringle is expected to be questioned by the police. “This is an active and fluid investigation,” a spokesperson for the Essex County DA told CBS Boston. “Foul play is suspected.”
Bruce who lives in Lynn and was also the last person to see told the family he dropped her off home in Woburn, MA between the hours of 3:00 am-3:30 am. Her son states that this is not true because he was home at that time and she never arrived.
He shared a missing person’s post of Pringle on December 20 on his Facebook post.
“My mother was a strong, independent woman, a dream chaser. I love my moms to death, now she’s gone,” said her son. He issued a message to young men with mothers who are dating: “As a son, if you have a mom and she has a boyfriend, please check up on your moms. I should have done that.”
Sherell Pringle Tributes
“She always had a beautiful smile,” her cousin, Glen Wilder, told the Boston Globe. “Always happy. Everything was always good with Sherell.”
“Everybody knew her, and everybody loved her,” her friend Ayanna O’Brien also told the Globe. The whole community is heartbroken by this.”
Anyone with information should call Woburn Police Detective Jeff Carreau at 781-933-1212 ext. 4856 or Lynn Police Lt. Chris Kelly at 781-477-4436.