Who is Rebecca Landrith? Former Model, Found Dead, Biography, Wiki
Rebecca Landrith, 47, was fatally shot and her remains were discovered Sunday in Union County
A woman whose body was found Sunday in western Pennsylvania has been identified as a former fashion model from Virginia who had suffered multiple gunshot wounds, investigators said.
Rebecca Landrith Age
She was 47 years old.
Rebecca Landrith Death and Cause of Death
Rebecca Landrith was found by a PennDOT worker early Sunday along an Interstate 80 interchange ramp in Union County, located more than 120 miles northwest of Philadelphia in Central Pennsylvania. At the time of the discovery, investigators said Landrith was believed to have recently traveled through Indiana and Wisconsin, based on receipts found with her body.
Union County Coroner Dominic Adamo said Landrith had been shot in the head, neck, and throat.
Landrith did not have identification with her when she was found, but investigators were able to identify her using fingerprints found on the receipts, Union County District Attorney D. Peter Johnson said.
Homicide investigators have not yet determined a motive in the shooting.
Rebecca Landrith Bio
Landrith, originally from Alexandria, Virginia, had an iStudio page that details her experience as a model at locations around the United States. She was a 2014 finalist for the Miss Manhattan contest in New York City and America’s It Girl Miss Lady Liberty in the same year. She also was an accomplished violinist and previously worked in the field of law, according to her bio.
“Ms. Landrith has appeared in numerous product advertisements, video commercials, magazines, acted as a spokesmodel in videos for businesses and their websites, and multiple haute-couture Runway shows including Fashion Week,” the bio states.
Landrith’s iStudio modeling page lists her credentials, which include both fashion and runway modeling. She was also a finalist in several pageants. In 2014, she was both a finalist for the Miss Manhattan contest in New York City and America’s It Girl Miss Lady Liberty. The page also includes dozens of modeling photos.
“Ms. Landrith has appeared in numerous product advertisements, video commercials, magazines, acted as a spokesmodel in videos for businesses and their websites, and multiple haute-couture Runway shows including Fashion Week,” her bio says.
The page said she was 5-feet 8-inches tall and 118 pounds with measurements of 34-26-36, blonde hair and blue eyes. She last used the page in 2014. Her bio describes her as “very experienced” and said she does bathing suit, editorial/print, glamour, runway, and high fashion modeling.
“Striking beauty,” one person commented on a close-up shot of Landrith.
Landrith Had a Background in Law & Played Violin
Landrith had a diverse skillset, according to the bio on her website. She described herself as an “accomplished violinist,” “highly educated,” and said she previously worked in law.
“Little about me–,” she wrote. “I am a native-born Virginian and raised in Alexandria, the favorite color pink, love music, and am an accomplished violinist, enjoy performances and arts, cultured, bright and bubbly personality, energetic, easy-going, vegetarian, healthy lifestyle, good skin, highly educated and have worked in the field of law.”
She walked the runway in Liberia, worked as a spokesmodel for businesses and appeared in advertisements in both print and video, her bio said.
“I love clothes and have a great wardrobe to style myself and bring to shoots. I know high fashion labels and have fabulous shoes with all my outfits,” she wrote.
Landrith Was a Model Who Often Worked for Charity Events & Fundraisers
Landrith identifies herself on her website as an “NYC Fashion Model and Humanitarian.”
“I adore fashion and the industry and am a warm weather person with a warm heart,” her website says. “I have worked with some really great photographers and fantastic people in this industry.”
She is a native of Virginia and raised in Alexandria, a suburb of Washington, DC, her website says.
Her body was found by a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) worker who was working on snow removal. She had suffered from gunshot wounds to the head, neck and throat, and did not have identification, according to the Philly Voice. Receipts found with her body indicated she had recently travelled through Wisconsin and Indiana. She was identified by fingerprints found on the receipts. A motive was not immediately released in the shooting.
Landrith was found in warm clothing but without shoes or socks. Her death was being investigated as a homicide after the body was found. A Pennsylvania State Police press release said her body was “left along the off ramp.”
Rebecca Landrith Brother
George Landrith, the victim’s brother, told PennLive on Wednesday that Rebecca was the youngest of five siblings. She never married and had separated from the rest of her family five years ago.
Investigators said Landrith also had ties to Utah and South Dakota.
The investigation into her death remains ongoing with Pennsylvania State Police and the Union County District Attorney’s Office.
Latest Update; Suspect Killer Arrested
A Texas man has been arrested in the death of Rebecca Landrith, whose body was found along Interstate 80 this past weekend.
According to a release from Pennsylvania State Police, 28-year-old Tracy Ray Rollins Jr, from Dallas, Texas was arrested in Milldale, Connecticut on Wednesday after a warrant was issued for his arrest.
Rebecca Landrith Net worth
Her net worth is not known may be updated ASAP.