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Body found in search for Tennessee teacher Eliza Fletcher

A physique was found in Tennessee Monday amid a search for a lacking Memphis teacher Eliza Fletcher, cops stated. 

The Memphis Police Department stated {that a} “deceased party” was found in the realm the place the girl went lacking at about 8 p.m. The identification of the physique was not instantly confirmed.

Fletcher, 34, vanished Friday after being violently kidnapped throughout her early-morning jog.

Cleotha Abston was charged Sunday with particularly aggravated kidnapping in her snatching. His motive for kidnapping the mother of two stays unclear.

Fletcher was kidnapped throughout her morning jog final week in Memphis.
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Cleotha Abston has been arrested in connection to the abduction.
Cleotha Abston has been arrested in connection to the kidnapping.
Shelby County Sheriff’s Office through AP
The motive for the kidnapping of the mother-of-two remains unclear
The motive for the kidnapping of the mother-of-two stays unclear
Courtesy of Memphis Police Department through AP

Fletcher, who comes from a pedigreed Tennessee household that based a $3.2 billion personal {hardware} company, was allegedly kidnapped by Abston round 4:30 a.m. Friday.

Tennessee authorities obtained surveillance footage of the kidnapping, which appeared to indicate Abston working “aggressively toward the victim, and then [forcing] the victim Eliza Fletcher into the passenger’s side of the vehicle,” in keeping with a police affidavit which additionally stated, “there appeared to be a struggle.”

Police described Fletcher’s abduction as “violent” and stated it’s believed that she “suffered serious injury.”

“Further, it is probable and apparent from witness statements that these injuries left evidence of blood in the car the defendant cleaned,” it continued.

Police said the abduction was violent and it appears she
Police stated the kidnapping was violent and it seems she “suffered serious injury.”
Instagram/Liza Fletcher

Abston was arrested however authorities stated he refused to inform them Fletcher’s location. He was busted after a very good Samaritan found sandals on the scene of the crime with DNA linking him to the alleged kidnapping. 

Neighbors described Abston as a “creep” and “pervert” who consistently tried to pay ladies for intercourse, in keeping with a report.

Fletcher was a married mother of two younger boys and an elementary faculty teacher.

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