Arrest Made in Missing Pregnant Woman Case in Ohio

Police discover the body of the expecting mother and placed her boyfriend into custody.
1:47 | 10/22/14

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And breaking news in the mysterious disappearance of a pregnant Ohio woman. Police discovered her body and arrested her boyfriend. Alex Perez has the latest. Reporter: Good morning. So much unfolding the last few hours. Authorities were saying -- the situation in this case, looking for her remains and they discovered them in the early overnight hours. A community in mourning as 22-year-old Samantha Greenlee's body found in a wooded area just a few hours ago, 15 miles from her home in Columbus, Ohio. Three months pregnant when she disappeared. And now the father, her boyfriend, Jacob fer rare row, seen here, arrested and charged with aggravated arson. He gave a full confession, leading them to her body. She was last seen two weeks ago, heading to the home she shared with him after a waitressing shift. Two days later, she missed a doctors appointment. Then investigators discovered a raging fire in the apartment, destroying everything inside. He originally told police a dog kicked over a candle. But said he set the fire to cover up evidence. At a vigil last night, her mother and father were hopeful she would be found. She was a caring person. She would do stuff for others before she would think about herself. And it's not Samantha. Samantha would have contacted us by now. There's a reason why she's not contacting us. Reporter: She was looking forward to Thanksgiving and was so excited to become a mother. Investigators still working to piece together many details here. Family members, of course, still searching for answers, including a motive. He is due in court tomorrow. So sad when we learned that. Thank you. And now with the flu season

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