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Police want to interview missing Kelsey Berreth’s fiancé, but Patrick Frazee is only speaking to investigators through his lawyer

Authorities in Colorado said in a press conference Friday afternoon that multiple agencies are working to locate missing Kelsey Berreth, a young mother who vanished mysteriously on Thanksgiving.

The FBI reportedly joined the search of her fiancé Patrick Frazee’s home in Florissant that began on Friday morning, before Frazee and his one-year-old daughter were escorted away from the 35-acre property in a sheriff’s vehicle. Frazee had not been arrested, and Woodland Park Police Chief Miles De Young said at the news conference that it could take several days to complete the search.

De Young said that Frazee is communicating with authorities through his lawyer, though investigators do wish to speak to him directly. The police chief said that he still believes it is possible Berreth will be found alive, though authorities appear to be treating her disappearance as suspicious.

On Friday afternoon, a KOAA reporter posted a video on Twitter of Frazee’s truck being towed away from his property.

Frazee is believed to be the last person to see Berreth before she went missing. The engaged couple, who do not live together, met on November 22 so Berreth could hand off their daughter to Frazee. Earlier on Thanksgiving Day, Berreth was seen on surveillance video at a Safeway supermarket near her Woodland Park home.

Berreth’s mother called to report her daughter missing 10 days later. The 29-year-old aviation instructor left behind most of her belongings except her purse, including her two vehicles, which were still at her home.

On November 25, text messages from Berreth’s phone were sent to her employer, Doss Aviation, and to Frazee. The message sent to her employer said that she would be taking the upcoming week off. The police chief declined to answer a reporter’s question on Friday about the contents of the text message that was sent to Frazee.

At the news conference, which lasted less than 10 minutes, De Young said that authorities did not have reason at this time to separate Frazee from his daughter, but a reporter who present said on Twitter that they are considering taking the 14-month-old girl from Frazee in the future.

Berreth is white with light brown hair, 5’3” tall, and weighs 110 pounds.

Anyone with information about Berreth’s whereabouts is urged to call the Woodland Park Police Department at (719) 687-9262.