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Deputies: Body found in Levy Co. believed to be Palmetto woman's

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LEVY Co., Fla. (WWSB) -- Human remains believed to be those of Tricia Freeman, the Palmetto woman that was murdered March 14, have been located in Levy County, Florida.

The Levy County Sheriff’s Office has been assisting the Palmetto Police Department since Saturday, searching for Patricia Freeman’s body.

Palmetto Police Detectives and members of the Manatee County Homicide Task Force are in Levy County, at the crime scene.

Roy Nichols Jr., 26, and Freeman's daughter, Kayla Coyler, 21, were arrested Saturday morning in West Virginia. Nichols later confessed to killing Tricia Freeman at her Palmetto home, according to Palmetto police.

During an interview after their arrests, Nichols and Coyler admitted to transporting Freeman's body, in her car, to another location in Florida where they left her body.