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Body of Missing Alexander City Woman Found in Dadeville, Arrest Made

DADEVILLE, Ala. (WDNews) – Authorities have found the body of Quanisha Davis, a 30-year-old from Alexander City, in Dadeville, leading to an arrest in connection with her death. Davis had been reported missing last Friday after her family hadn’t seen her since earlier this month.

Her body was discovered in a wooded area off Herren Street at approximately 7:45 this morning. Officials have not disclosed how Davis may have been killed or how long her body had been there.

The previous evening, Davis’ SUV was located in a different wooded area on North Loop Road in Dadeville. Investigators have not commented on why her vehicle and body were found in separate locations.

Davis’ remains have been sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences for an autopsy as the investigation continues.

Tallapoosa County Sheriff Jimmy Abbett announced that around 11 a.m. today, a suspect, 55-year-old Robert Lee Young of Dadeville, was arrested and charged with murder. Authorities revealed that Davis and Young had been in a dating relationship.