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Jasmine Pace’s body was found along Suck Creek Road in Chattanooga after she was last seen on surveillance video leaving her mother’s home on November 22, Local 3 News reported.
A missing 22-year-old Tennessee woman was found dead Thursday, a day after her college student boyfriend was charged with her murder when bloody evidence was found in their home.
Police found Pace’s remains a day after her boyfriend, University of Tennessee Chattanooga student Jason Chen, was charged with murder, according to News Channel 9.
When police searched her apartment, they found bloodstains in the living room, bathroom and bedroom, the outlet reported, citing an affidavit.
They also found broken glass and other evidence that suggested a violent altercation had occurred.
Chen had recently purchased cleaning supplies that were apparently used to scrub down some of the evidence, according to police.
Murder victim Jasmine Pace
Pace’s mother, Catrina Pace, previously told police that she tracked down her daughter’s Chevrolet Equinox on Nov. 26 using MyChevyApp, according to the affidavit. She called 911 when she located the vehicle and told them that Jasmine had shared her location with her on Nov. 23 via text message, authorities said.
Catrina and her husband went to the Tremont Street address and learned from residents that Chen lived there, the affidavit says.
The apartment was empty, but her mother found Jasmine’s driver’s license and credit cards, according to the document, which says a neighbor told her there was a loud disturbance around 2 a.m. of that day.
The police did not locate Chen that day, but returned on November 27 with a warrant and discovered the gruesome evidence.
“Our hearts go out to Jasmine’s family tonight as they face some unimaginably difficult news. We are grateful that, thanks to the hard work of the Chattanooga Police Department, she is now able to rest surrounded by friends and family who loved her so much,” Hamilton County District Attorney Coty Wamp said in a statement to Local 3 News. .
“The State of Tennessee is focused on prosecuting Jason Chen to the fullest extent of the law. In this case, justice will prevail, ”he added.
A spokesperson for the University of Tennessee Chattanooga told News Channel 9 in a statement that the school “is actively monitoring a situation involving one of our students, Jason Chen.
“We are cooperating with law enforcement authorities regarding this matter and will continue to do so. We are unable to provide additional information due to student privacy laws,” the representative added.
Catrina thanked the community for supporting her during the agonizing search.