Missing 18-year-old from Massachusetts found dead in Florida

Missing 18-year-old from Massachusetts found dead in Florida
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FELLSMERE, Fla. (WPBF) - The body of a missing 18-year-old has from Massachusetts has been found in Fellsmere, Fla. according to WPBF

The ABC affiliate reports that Jalajhia Finklea was found dead around noon Wednesday. She had been missing for several weeks and was pregnant.

Investigators say that Finklea had been in the vehicle of Luis Zaragoza the day she went missing and that he had turned off his phone. He was later killed in a shootout with police in Okaloosa County.

Finklea’s body was found Wednesday in a field off I-95. The body has not been positively identified, but officials believe it is her.

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