Transcript for Erin Corwin's Body Found, Suspect Is in Custody
We'll move to a sad discovery this morning. The body of Erin Corwin who went missing in California two months ago has been found. A suspect is in custody this morning and ABC's Brandi Hitt has the story. Reporter: This morning the disappearance of 20-year-old Erin Corwin with now being called a homicide. Christopher lee was arrested in Anchorage, Alaska, for the murder of Erin Corwin. Reporter: 24-year-old Christopher lee a former marine was reportedly planning on meeting Erin, his former neighbor for a hunting trip. The day she disappeared in June. Police discovering her body on Saturday down a 140-foot behind shaft near her home in twenty nine palms, California? There was some intimate relationship between the two. Reporter: Erin who was three months pregnant when she was last seen alive was first reported missing by her husband, marine lance corporal Jonathan Corwin when she didn't return from a trip at Joshua tree national park. According to a search warrant lee told investigators he initially denied knowing much about Erin but later confessed they had kissed. Admitting that his wife knew he and Erin were becoming too close. Friends of Erin telling investigators that her unborn child might be lee's. The two also volunteering at this horse ranch. The founder saying she was unaware of any intimate relationship between the two. And he did a lot of nice things for the ranch. He was incredible with the horses. Reporter: Last month Erin's mother recalled her daughter's passion. Erin loves animals and she loves to ride her horses. She loved being out here with her husband. Reporter: But this morning she is asking the public to continue to pray for our family and for justice for Erin. Lee has not yet entered a plea. If he waives extradition he could be moved from Alaska to California in the next month. For "Good morning America," Brandi Hitt, ABC news, los Angeles.
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