On two different occasions in September and October, Portage police responded to stores in the area of West Centre Avenue and Angling Road on reports of Lockhart acting "odd" and watching construction workers who were laying pipe in the area.Police conducted a search but found nothing related to Theresa Lockhart.Police found her body less than a minute after starting the search, according to the reports.In the suicide note, Lockhart said he was drunk, arguing with Theresa May 18 and "snapped." He said he choked her to death.During the investigation, Lockhart was arrested four times on charges unrelated to her disappearance. 15, Lockhart pleaded guilty to one count of tampering with an electronic monitoring device for taking off an alcohol tether while on probation.He also pleaded guilty to one count of interfering with electronic communications for cutting a neighbor's phone, internet and air conditioning lines.I live with it every moment of the day and I miss her so much.
Theresa Lockhart killing: From disappearance to her husband's confession When police made contact with Lockhart May 23, he said he thought Theresa said something about getting help or leaving, before she left May 18, but said he couldn't remember.He reiterated that she had left home to get treatment in the past. "If she wants to take off and leave, she can do that.I mean, I'm concerned for her, but, you know, these are decisions that she's making on her own that, that's gonna, you know, be what's best for her." From May to October, investigators chased several leads that led nowhere, including one of Theresa Lockhart being spotted in a Rochester Hills bar and another alleged sighting of her leaving Marshalls on West Main Street.He told police she had "done this before a few years ago," where she would leave home to seek treatment or clear her head.The police reports surrounding Theresa Lockhart's disappearance, Christopher Lockhart's suicide and confession and the hand-drawn map pointing police to the location of her body were among more than 200 pages MLive/Kalamazoo Gazette obtained from Portage Public Safety Friday through the Freedom of Information Act.