A Brooklyn woman named Erika Seyfried went missing over the weekend while vacationing in Vermont, and authorities believe they found her dead in a nearby river on Monday.
Erika Seyfried, 36, was last seen Sunday at 11 a.m. before leaving to walk their 7-month-old golden retriever, according to Vermont State Police. She had been living with her husband named Elijah Seyfried at a vacation property in Westminster.
Seyfried is a vice president at Penguin Random House, according to her LinkedIn page. Seyfried joined Penguin Random House 13 years ago. She earned her MA in English Literature from Xavier University in Cincinnati.
She was 36 years old.
Elijah Seyfried is the husband of Erika Seyfried.
What Happened To Erika Seyfried?
Vermont State Police spokesperson Adam Silverman told DailyMail.com that 36-year-old Seyfried was reported missing at 8 p.m. on Sunday and did not return after her stroll.
He said, “My understanding is that the victim of our incident here in Vermont is the publishing industry executive at Random House in New York,”
How Did Erika Seyfried Die?
Divers from the state police uncovered the body of a woman they believe is Seyfried near her holiday house in the Saxtons River on Monday. Her death, according to police, was accidental.
According to the Brattleboro Reformer, which cited a state police official, the dog is still missing. According to authorities, an autopsy will be performed to determine the woman’s cause of death and to confirm her identity.
The body is being sent to the Vermont Chief Medical Examiner’s office for an autopsy to confirm the identify and ascertain the cause and manner of death, according to reports. The death inquiry is still ongoing.
Penguin VP, 36, found dead after disappearing while walking puppy. Erika Greber Seyfried, VP of digital strategy & consumer engagement at Penguin Random House, last seen around 11am on Sun. as she set out to walk the 7-mo-old puppy she shares with her husband, Elijah Seyfried.😰 pic.twitter.com/xK9OSSZxUy
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