In an effort to find Hannah Graham, officials have discovered a body. The identity of that body has not been confirmed yet.
A body has been found in the hunt for missing student Hannah Graham, the University of Virginia student who went missing more than a month ago.
Officers uncovered human remains in Albermarle County, just south of Charlottesville, where Hannah, 18, went missing.
The find was made around an abandoned property on a rural road – the area where suspect Jesse Matthew, who has been charged with Hannah’s abduction, grew up.
The identity of the remains has not yet been confirmed – but officers have called off all other search efforts for Hannah in the meantime.
In a press conference this evening, Chief Timothy Longo, Charlottesville police told reporters about the discovery – but said there would be no further detail until tests have taken place.
Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr, 32, has been arrested charged with abduction with intent to defile.
The sophomore was last seen on a surveillance video walking with kidnapping suspect Jesse Matthew in downtown mall in Charlottesville, Virginia on September 13.
He said: ‘Sometime before noon today a search team from the Chesterfield County Sheriff’s department discovered what appears to be human remains.