Coworkers recall remaining time seeing lacking Isanti girl discovered useless


Friends and coworkers expressed grief and heartbreak Wednesday after listening to the inside track that 32-year-old Amanda Jo Vangrinsven was once discovered useless after having been lacking for 5 days.

“I just want everyone to know that the world lost the sweetest, most generous person,” mentioned Jennifer Parson, a chum and coworker of Vangrinsven’s. 

Vangrinsven was once a bartender, server and acquainted face on the Isanti VFW. 

“She would literally give you her heart out of her chest if she could,” mentioned Sarah Cisar, some other of Vangrinsven’s pals.

Vangrinsven’s pals advised FOX 9 she was once out on the VFW remaining Thursday, placing out, consuming and flirting with an area man prior to the pair it appears took off for some other bar, The Dugout, down the street in Bethel.

Isanti VFW Amanda Jo Vangrinsven

It was once the remaining time Parson would see Vangrinsven alive. 

“I was bartending that evening here. I had her under my wing,” Parson mentioned. “I thought she was safe and she was not. To find that out, it’s not good.”

Vangrinsven by no means confirmed up for paintings the following morning.

Volunteers and regulation enforcement spent days on the lookout for the 32-year-old, ultimately zeroing in on a farm assets south of Isanti.

Tuesday night time, investigators recovered a frame at the assets they imagine to be Vangrinsven. 

Detectives stay tight-lipped on what came about to Vangrinsven. They are looking forward to the post-mortem effects that can resolve her reason and means of loss of life. 

No one is these days in custody. Authorities are taking into consideration it a suspicious loss of life investigation. 

“I just really want justice for her,” Parson mentioned. “No matter what happened, I want justice for her.”

Speaking with FOX 9 on Wednesday, the partner of the person remaining observed with Amanda launched this remark to us:

“My heartfelt sympathy and prayers go out to Amanda‘s family and friends. The individual who she was last seen with is no longer in the community and is being held in a locked mental health facility. I am actively cooperating and will continue to cooperate with all law-enforcement agencies. I please request privacy for my family and myself.”

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