A body believed to be that of an 18-year-old barista who disappeared in February has been found in a lake north of Anchorage, police in Alaska said.
Samantha Koenig was last seen on February 1 being led by a man from the parking lot of the coffee stand where she worked.
On Monday, a forensic dive team discovered the body in Matanuska Lake, said Anchorage Police Chief Mark Mew.
The medical examiner will conduct an autopsy to confirm the identity.
"Although some questions have been answered today, I know those answers offer little consolation to the Koenig family and that many more questions remain," said Mary Rook, the special agent in charge of the investigation.
"I know one question both the Koenig family and the people of Anchorage have asked from the outset is, 'Why Samatha?'"
Koenig was taken from the Common Grounds Espresso stand, in the parking lot of an Anchorage fitness club, around 8 p.m. on February 1.
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