Man who allegedly kidnapped young mom is in custody; body recovered but not identified: Police

PHOTO: Jassy Correia, 23, was allegedly kidnapped and killed after leaving a nightclub early on Feb. 24, 2019.PlayReleased by Boston Police
WATCH 23-year-old woman allegedly kidnapped after leaving Boston nightclub

The man who allegedly kidnapped a 23-year-old mom in Boston has been taken into custody in Delaware, Boston police said, and while a body was recovered, the victim has yet to be identified.

The case began when Jassy Correia disappeared with a man after leaving Boston's Venu Nightclub shortly after midnight on Sunday, the Boston Police Department said.

PHOTO: Jassy Correia, 23, was allegedly kidnapped and killed after leaving a nightclub early on Feb. 24, 2019. Released by Boston Police
Jassy Correia, 23, was allegedly kidnapped and killed after leaving a nightclub early on Feb. 24, 2019.

Police identified her suspected kidnapper as Louis D. Coleman III, 32, of Providence, Rhode Island, and urged the public to help find Correia and Coleman.

Police later on Thursday said Coleman was arrested in Delaware.

PHOTO: Louis D. Coleman is seen in this undated photo released by the Boston Police Department. Boston Police Department
Louis D. Coleman is seen in this undated photo released by the Boston Police Department.

"A body has been recovered and we are awaiting a positive identification at this time," police said Thursday afternoon. "The cause and manner of death are pending."

PHOTO: Jassy Correia, 23, was allegedly kidnapped and killed after leaving a nightclub early on Feb. 24, 2019. Released by Boston Police
Jassy Correia, 23, was allegedly kidnapped and killed after leaving a nightclub early on Feb. 24, 2019.

Correia, who has a 2-year-old daughter, was at the club Saturday night to celebrate her birthday, her family said, according to ABC Boston affiliate WCVB.

Signs were posted along the street by the club Thursday as the desperate search for Correia reached its fifth day.

Additional details on Coleman's arrest were not immediately released.

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