Ashanti Billie, 19, of Virginia Beach has been missing since September 18.
The body of the 19-year-old woman was found Friday behind East Stonewall AME Zion Church in West Charlotte.
The FBI has taken the lead in the search for Ashanti Billie, 19, who was last seen as she entered a military base on her way to work at a sandwich shop on September 18 about 5 a.m. That same day, her cell phone was found in a dumpster and her vehicle was later found abandoned. Anyone with information is encouraged to call Virginia Beach Police at 757-385-5000, CrimeLine at 1-888-Lock-U-Up or FBI Norfolk at 757-455-0100.
It's not immediately clear if those items are related to her disappearance.
"Our community should know that our work does not end here".
"Our mission is to bring justice for Ashanti, and we will be relentless in our efforts to find who did this to her", he said in his statement. "We will not rest until the person who robbed Ashanti of her life, her promise and her future is held fully accountable under the law", Culbreth said.
Police arrived and articulated Billie dead on the scene.
"On behalf of the Ashanti Billie family we ask for your continued prayers", Kimberly Wimbish said in a statement. The Mecklenburg County medical examiner's office determined that foul play was involved. She did not show up for work or college classes and hasn't been seen since September 18.
Following a two-hour look, they came back with a pink shoe and a sweatshirt, The Virginia Pilot detailed.
She was heading to her job at a Blimpie sandwich shop on the base and never showed up.
The agency says nobody has seen or heard from her since.
Her cellphone was found later that day in a dumpster almost 3 miles away from the base. Her vehicle was found abandoned on Saturday, September 23 in Ocean View. They told police the auto had been there for a few days.
On Thursday, a volunteer found a pink shoe near where Billie's auto was found, The Virginia Pilot reported. As per the daily paper, a sweatshirt and telephone charger additionally were found amid the inquiry.
On an indistinguishable day from the inquiry, the Federal Bureau of Investigation discharged a later photograph of Billie - a driver's permit photograph that as of late was taken.
Following her disappearance, a $10,000 reward was offered to anyone with information that could help authorities lead to Billie's whereabouts. After two days, Blimpie, Billie's boss, coordinated the offer, bringing the aggregate reward add up to $20,000.