Husband of missing Ana Walshe was seen on security footage by dumpster hours after wife vanished

Husband of missing mom-of-three was seen on security footage by dumpster near his mom’s home just hours after wife vanished: Cops have found blood, hatchet and hacksaw at nearby waste disposal site

Security footage taken from behind a liquor store shows the husband of missing Massachusetts mother-of-three Ana Walshe near a dumpster just hours after she vanished.

Brian Walshe, 47, can be seen close to the garbage of a liquor store just a five-minute walk from his mother’s apartment in Swampscott – where police impounded several dumpsters.

Sources say Massachusetts State Police obtained the video, which shows Walshe at the dumpster hours after his wife disappeared on New Year’s Day.

The garbage bin is located on Paradise Road, with a camera near a Whole Foods Market – with Walshe telling authorities that he stopped at the store while running errands for his mother.

Ana, 39,  was not reported missing until January 4, when her office called the police when she failed to show up for work. Her husband did not report her disappearance to cops

Ana, 39,  was not reported missing until January 4, when her office called the police when she failed to show up for work. Her husband did not report her disappearance to cops 

The garbage bin is located on Paradise Road, with a camera near a Whole Foods' Market – with Walshe telling authorities that he stopped at the store while running errands for his mother

The garbage bin is located on Paradise Road, with a camera near a Whole Foods’ Market – with Walshe telling authorities that he stopped at the store while running errands for his mother

According to 7NEWS sources, the liquor store has refused to share the footage with the public, adding that Walshe was not seen on footage inside Whole Foods.

Walshe told authorities during his interview that he had done some shopping for his mother, Diana, on New Year’s Day at the supermarket and CVS – which is across the street from her home.

He is currently on house arrest with an ankle tag after pleading guilty to fraud charges but is allowed to leave the property to run certain errands.

Authorities hauled away several dumpsters from his mother’s complex as part of the investigation and searched its contents at a transfer station in Peabody.

They searched several more dumpsters while at the transfer station – which has a compactor – and discovered a hacksaw, hatches, parts of a rug, used cleaning supplies and bloody trash bags.

Officials announced that they had discovered blood in the basement of the Walshe family home in Cohasset, along with a bloody knife that was damaged.

Walshe pleaded not guilty on Monday to misleading the investigation but has yet to be charged with anything else in connection to his wife’s disappearance.

The couple hosted a New Year’s Eve party, with friends saying that there was ‘no indication of anything’ in the hours before Ana, 39, vanished.

Police were also seen in the parking lot of an apartment complex where Walshe’s mother lives, with dumpsters being hauled away with a police escort to the transfer station in Peabody to be searched

Police were also seen in the parking lot of an apartment complex where Walshe’s mother lives, with dumpsters being hauled away with a police escort to the transfer station in Peabody to be searched

Sources say Massachusetts State Police obtained the video of Walshe at the dumpster hours after his wife disappeared on New Year’s Day

Sources say Massachusetts State Police obtained the video of Walshe at the dumpster hours after his wife disappeared on New Year’s Day

Cops found blood, a hatchet, a hack saw, a rug and used cleaning supplies in the search for missing Massachusetts mother-of-three Ana Walshe

Cops found blood, a hatchet, a hack saw, a rug and used cleaning supplies in the search for missing Massachusetts mother-of-three Ana Walshe

Walshe was earlier seen on surveillance video buying heavy-duty cleaning supplies despite telling cops he had been home around the time Ana was last seen alive

Walshe was earlier seen on surveillance video buying heavy-duty cleaning supplies despite telling cops he had been home around the time Ana was last seen alive

Authorities scoured footage inside of Whole Foods but did not see Walshe inside, despite his claims he had been doing errands for his mother

Authorities scoured footage inside of Whole Foods but did not see Walshe inside, despite his claims he had been doing errands for his mother 

TIMELINE LEADING TO DISAPPEARANCE

November 2016: Brian Walshe was arrested in connection with an $80,000 art fraud of Andy Warhol paintings. He is ordered by a court to remain under house arrest until sentencing. Walshe has yet to be sentenced for the fraud.

January 1. 2023  Ana reportedly booked a rideshare car to take her to Logan International Airport at 4am, but it is unclear if she ever got into a vehicle or took a flight.

Her husband claims he went to Whole Foods and CVS, but there is no surveillance or receipts to prove he went.

January 2: Walshe tells authorities that he only left the family home in Cohasset to take his son for ice cream.

He is caught on surveillance footage buying $450 worth of cleaning supplies in Home Depot. 

Ana’s phone pinged in the area of the house on Jan 1 and 2.

January 4: Ana’s employer reports her missing. 

January 5: Police say Walshe is cooperating with the investigation into his missing wife.

January 8: Walshe is seen leaving the property on Sunday in a red Volkswagen. His three children are taken away in a separate vehicle.

Officers executed a search warrant at their home and found blood in the basement, along with a broken knife. The officers load a Volvo SUV onto the back of a truck while others search the grounds.

Police arrest Walshe on suspicion of ‘misleading’ authorities but do not charge him with anything else. 

January 9: Walshe grins at reporters as he is transported to his arraignment at Quincy District Court. He is held on $500,000 cash bail.

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Ana had been sitting on a barstool in their kitchen, texting her friends during the meal and party – appearing in good spirits.

The couple had been staying in separate homes, with Ana commuting to DC for work and staying in their $1.4million property there.

They met after Ana moved from Belgrade, Serbia, aged 25 while she was working at the Wheatleigh Hotel in the Berkshires.

She met him after she cleaned his apartment, with Walshe becoming her second husband after she split with Mark Kripp.

Ana’s mother Milanka Ljubicic told DailyMail.com that she can’t believe that Walshe has anything to do with her daughter’s disappearance.

She admitted that there was some strain on their marriage because her daughter had to spend so much time away in DC and Walshe was on house arrest.

The real estate executive for Tishman Speyer was also the manager of a building luxury Washington DC building where two fake Homeland Security agents lived, DailyMail.com revealed.

She was reported missing by her employers on January 4, with her husband failing to raise the alarm to officials.

On Monday, it was revealed that Brian had searched the internet for ‘how to dispose of a 115-pound woman’s body’.

Officers also confirmed that Walshe had purchased $450 worth of cleaning supplies in Home Depot – with prosecutors saying he lied to authorities when he said he didn’t leave home.

DailyMail.com previously revealed that Walshe was also facing the prospect of 30 months in prison for the alleged theft of money from his estranged father’s estate – as well as breaking into his property and destroying his will after his death.

It is unclear if his wife was aware of the allegations being made by his family, with a friend of his father Dr Thomas Walshe say he tried to manipulate him after a stroke – which led to Walshe being cut out of the will.

Legal documents show Walshe asked for a key to the family’s $710,000 beachfront property in Hull, Massachusetts.

Norfolk District Attorney’s office confirmed that a ‘number of items’ were recovered from the Peabody transfer station after they sifted through the trash for hours.

In a statement they said: ‘Search activity conducted north of Boston yesterday resulted in a number of items being collected which will now be subject to processing and testing to determine if they are of evidentiary value to this investigation.’

Police scoured a nearby dumpster station after removing a container from Walshe's mother's property in Swampscott  and discovered 'several items'

Police scoured a nearby dumpster station after removing a container from Walshe’s mother’s property in Swampscott  and discovered ‘several items’ 

Brian Walshe is charged with impeding the investigation into his wife Ana's disappearance

Brian Walshe is charged with impeding the investigation into his wife Ana’s disappearance on January 1

Ana vanished on January 1 when she failed to catch a flight to Washington DC for work. The couple had just thrown a New Year's Eve party at their home in Cohasset

Ana vanished on January 1 when she failed to catch a flight to Washington DC for work. The couple had just thrown a New Year’s Eve party at their home in Cohasset

The Washington D.C. home of Ana and Brian Walshe worth upwards of $1.4million in the Chevy Chase area of the city

The Washington D.C. home of Ana and Brian Walshe worth upwards of $1.4million in the Chevy Chase area of the city

Walshe told police that his wife vanished after she took a car to Boston Logan Airport on January 1 at around 6am.

However, ride-share services show no pickups at the family home and Ana’s cell phone continued pinging at the property for two days.

Ana was not reported missing until January 4, when her office called the police when she failed to show up for work.

Since then, cops have been combing the seaside town of Cohasset for any sign of her.

Walshe was also seen at a juice bar ordering three children’s smoothies and two large ones on January 2, the day after Ana disappeared. The couple has three sons, believed to be aged two, four, and six. 

Brian Walshe, 46 (right), Googled how to dismember a 115-pound woman's body before his wife Ana (left) vanished

Norfolk District Attorney’s office confirmed that a ‘number of items’ were recovered from the Peabody transfer station after they sifted through the trash for hours.

Prosecutors confirmed that Ana has still not been found during the court hearing on Monday morning

Walshe Googled how to dismember a 115-pound woman’s body before his wife Ana vanished 

Authorities say Walshe gave cops misleading statements about his and his wife’s actions around the time of her disappearance, buying himself ample time to clean up a possible crime scene.

Art-swindler Walshe was recorded leaving a Cohasset police station on Monday morning, where he smirked and smiled at reporters.

He was charged with fraud after allegedly selling two fake Andy Warhol paintings for $80,000 in 2016, meaning he is on house arrest pending his sentencing in federal court.

This means that he must report when he goes anywhere – but he was caught on camera going to Home Depot on January 2 after saying he never left the house except to take his son for ice cream.

Walshe was arrested on Sunday evening as detectives continued to search for his real estate executive wife.

She has not used her phone or credit cards since disappearing and has not shown up for work.

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