By Jeff Todd


SHERIDAN, Colo. (CBS4)– After nearly a week there haven’t been any leads and no sign of a person of interest for a homicide case in Sheridan. On Sunday morning, Sheridan police were called to a hotel where 31-year-old Chelsea Snider was found dead.

Chelsea Snider (credit: Facebook)

“All we know at this point is it’s a homicide. we don’t know what, how,” said Cheryl Jones who has custody of Snider’s second child.

Sheridan police say they still haven’t found Abbas Abdal Kathem Abed or the 2011 Silver Dodge Grand Caravan with Colorado license plate VOR-925 that he’s connected with.

Abbas Abdal Kathem Abed

Abbas Abdal Kathem Abed (credit: Sheridan Police)

Abed is a person of interest in the case. He has been employed as a driver for Uber.

Jones says she found out Sunday night about Snider’s death.

Image of a vehicle which Sheridan police say looks like the one driven by Abbas Abdal Kathem Abed (credit: Sheridan Police)

“You can’t help but like her. She’s just that kind of happy bubbly person,” Jones said. “It never even crossed my mind that anything like that would ever happen to her.”

Cheryl Jones Chelsea Snider Sheridan homicide Abdal Kathem Abed

Cheryl Jones (credit: CBS)

Snider was a mother of three, her youngest is less than a year old. She had spent Thanksgiving texting with Jones about what to get her son for Christmas.

Chelsea Snider Sheridan homicide Abdal Kathem Abed

(credit: CBS)

“Whatever issues she had going on; she didn’t deserve that. She didn’t deserve any of that,” Jones said.

A vigil is planned on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the InTown Suites in Sheridan.

Chelsea Snider Sheridan homicide Abdal Kathem Abed

(credit: CBS)

If you have any information, you’re asked to call Sheridan Police Commander Kevin Kenney at 303-901-8435.

Jeff Todd

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