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Authorities in Florida have found a body they think is a Massachusetts teen who went missing in October, according to the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office.

The body was found in a field Wednesday off of Route 95 in Fellsmere.

While identification still has to be confirmed, authorities believe the body is that of 18-year-old Jalajhia Finklea, who went missing on Oct. 20, according to PEOPLE.

Finklea, a member of the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, was last seen getting into a car with Luis Zaragoza, 37.

According to the Cape Cod Times, Finklea was pregnant at the time she disappeared.

“During the course of the investigation, police were able to locate Ms. Finklea’s discarded cell phone, approximately five miles away from where she first entered into the suspect’s vehicle. Police have been actively attempting to locate her and the suspect ever since,” the district attorney said in a statement earlier this month, according to PEOPLE.

Authorities have since been trying to locate Zaragoza, since he is the sole person of interest in the case.

Zaragoza was found in a small town about 50 miles east of Pensacola. The US Marshals Service Task Force tried to arrest  Zaragoza Nov. 5, he fired at them. Officers returned fire, killing Zaragoza at the scene, according to PEOPLE.

 

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