Alexis Sharkey is a Houston, Texas, woman who has been found dead after initially vanishing without a trace on Friday, November 27. She was an Instagram influencer and worked as a hair and skin care consultant, and her loved ones launched a determined search to find her. “My world! My everything! I’m so lost right now! My one and only!” her husband, Tom Sharkey, 49, wrote on Facebook after news of her death was confirmed. She and her husband had been married for less than a year.
She was 26-year-old.
Alexis Sharkey Found Dead
“Houston police have learned the identity of a deceased female found at 1000 Red Haw Lane about 8:30 a.m. on Saturday (November 28),” a Houston police news release says. It uses her maiden name. “The female has been identified as Alexis Leigh Robinault by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.”
The release says that two homicide division detectives reported that Houston Fire Department paramedics advised Houston police officers of a female found dead at the above address. She was found along the side of the road and had no visible wounds. The cause of death is pending an autopsy by the Harris County Institute of Forensic Sciences.
Sharkey’s mom also confirmed the death on social media on November 29. Her mother wrote that Sharkey’s body had been found but didn’t provide details, including a cause of death. She said the family’s hearts are broken and called it an “incredible loss.” The hashtag #justiceforalexis was used by influencers and friends as news of the death spread. Tributes flooded the mother’s Facebook page.
“She was seriously a ray of sunshine – lex was looked up to by hundreds of women & girls. Her existence shed a light on everyone she was around. Keeping your family in our prayers,” wrote one person in tribute.
On Facebook, Sharkey wrote that she studied biology education at the University of Pittsburgh at Bradford.
Monat, where Sharkey’s Instagram indicates she was a mentor, is a premium hair and skincare company that relies on a direct sales/social marketing approach.
Her husband name is Tom Sharkey. The couple married last December, according to an announcement of their marriage in The Daily Sentinel that reads, “Thomas James Sharkey III and Alexis Leigh Robinault, Dec. 20.”
He also wrote that he “studied at the School of Hard Knocks” and was from Fort Myers, Florida. His Facebook page is filled with bodybuilding pictures.
Robinault, who used the name “Alexis Sharkey” on Instagram, shared photos from her travels around Texas and beyond with her followers.
Her Instagram page is filled with glamour shots.