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Arrest made in missing woman case in Jackson County; a body found in Alabama

Woman missing since May 3
Anastasia Gilley
Posted at 10:17 AM, May 10, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-10 14:46:19-04

(WTXL) — Update 12:03 p.m.: The Jackson County Sheriff's Office announced that 33-year-old Marquis Devan McCloud was charged in the state of Alabama with capital murder during kidnapping in the first degree in connection to the case.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday that an arrest has been made in a case of a woman who had been missing since May 3.

The sheriff's office said a man from Alabama has been arrested and had been in custody since earlier this week.

Law enforcement said the suspect has been uncooperative throughout the investigation and charges are pending for the suspect.

The sheriff's office also said through its investigation that included the Houston County Sheriff's Office located in southeast Alabama, the body of a dead victim was found Wednesday near Headland, Alabama.

Law enforcement believes the body is of the missing 19-year-old woman, Anastasia Gilley, who was pregnant at the time of her disappearance. The sheriff's office said she was last seen at her home May 3.

An autopsy is pending.

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office noted that the multi-state investigation is ongoing and there is not a threat to the public.