Security footage obtained byWednesday appears to show Brian Walshe – the husband of missing 39-year-old Massachusetts woman Ana Walshe – the day after his wife disappeared, but before she was reported missing. He has since .
The security camera footage which appears to show the 46-year-old Brian Walshe was taken inside the Press Juice Bar in the city of Norwell on Jan. 2, CBS Boston reports, the same day that Walshe was seen at Home Depot purchasing. Norwell is located about five miles south of Cohasset, where the couple resided and where Ana Walshe was last seen.
Thewas not reported missing until Jan. 4.
Ana Walshe was last seen at around 4 a.m. on Jan. 1 at her Cohasset home, according to Cohasset Police Chief William Quigley.
A few hours prior to that, Walshe and her husband had hosted a friend, Gem Mutlu, for a New Year’s Eve dinner at the couple’s home. Mutluthat the dinner was “festive.” Mutlu said he left the home at about 1:30 a.m. on Jan. 1.
“There was no indication of anything other than celebrating the New Year, problems on hold,” Mutlu said.
Police were told Ana Walshe had taken a rideshare that morning from her home to Boston Logan International Airport to fly to Washington, D.C., where she worked, but investigators have been unable to confirm that she was picked up by a vehicle, or flew out of Logan, Quigley said.
Brian Walshe was taken into custody Sunday after investigators concluding they had “probable cause” to believe he had misled investigators, the Norfolk District Attorney’s Office said.
Sources told CBS Boston Tuesdaytrash bags with blood, a hatchet, a rug and used cleaning supplies at a transfer station in Peabody, Massachusetts, a city about 46 miles from Cohasset.
Investigators also found a bloody knife in the basement of the Walshe home, prosecutors said.