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Body of missing Halifax woman found in New Brunswuick

26 year old Loretta Saunders was last seen on the morning of February 13th...

Halifax police say the body of university student Loretta Saunders has been found and her death is being treated as a homicide.

Police say Saunders's body was found at about 4:30 p.m. today in the median off Route 2 of the Trans-Canada Highway west of Salisbury, N.B.

Police say they have identified suspects in the homicide and charges are anticipated in the case.

The 26-year-old student at Saint Mary's University was last seen on the morning of Feb. 13 in the Cowie Hill Road area of Halifax.

Two people have been charged with stealing her 2000 Toyota Celica, which was found in Harrow, near Windsor, Ont., last week.

Ontario Provincial Police arrested 25-year-old Blake Leggette and 28-year-old Victoria Henneberry.

The pair were returned to Halifax to face the auto theft charges.

Leggette is scheduled to appear in court for a bail hearing on Friday, while Henneberry is scheduled to make an appearance in Halifax provincial court on Thursday.

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