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Husband of Missing Massachusetts Woman Joanne Ringer Found Dead

Joanne Ringer Massachusetts State Police

The husband of a Massachusetts woman who disappeared more than one month ago was found dead on the couple's property late Friday, according to officials with the Berkshire District Attorney's Office.

Charles "Chad" Reidy was found dead inside his garage during a well-being check by police officers. From evidence gathered at the scene, authorities believe Reidy committed suicide. However, his death remains under investigation.

Reidy was the one to report his wife of several months, Joanne Ringer, missing in early March. Joanne, who family and friends call Jo, didn't show up for her first day at a new job driving taxis on the overnight shift from 6:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m. And Reidy told police she did not return to the couple's Clarksburg, Massachusetts's home the following morning, which prompted him to report her missing.

Several days later, on March 6, Jo's Volkswagen Jetta sedan was found abandoned in Easthampton.

Related: One Month Later, Few Leads in Massachusetts Woman Joanne Ringer’s Strange Disappearance

Jo's disappearance remains under investigation. Family and friends are insistent she would never disappear on her own or leave her two massive English mastiffs, Fuko and Blu. Jo's daughter, Savanah, is now caring for the dogs.

Rebecca Wozniak, a case manager for the non-profit Halos Investigations, who is helping on Jo's case, told Dateline they are urging anyone with any information to call and report it.

"They can call our anonymous tip line and leave a message. We are always checking it," Rebecca told Dateline. "We give every tip we get to authorities. They can call authorities directly. Just make the call."

Anyone with information regarding Jo's disappearance is urged to contact the Massachusetts State Police at (413) 743-4700.

Callers who wish to remain anonymous can also call a tip line set up by Halo Investigations at (803) 559-4256.

Jo was featured in Dateline’s Missing in America series last week.