Search for Colo. Springs woman finds body
COLORADO SPRINGS ” Searchers discovered a body while looking for a missing Colorado Springs woman on Sunday, but there was no confirmation that the body was that of the person they had been seeking, authorities said.
The body was found about noon in eastern Colorado Springs as searchers were attempting to locate Jaclyn Funderburg. The 22-year-old had not been seen or heard from since July 11.
Police previously identified her former boyfriend as a person of interest in Funderburg’s disappearance. Officers arrested Salvator Esquivel-Castillo, 33, the day after Funderburg disappeared for allegedly choking her and breaking her jaw several weeks ago.
He was being held in the El Paso County Criminal Justice Center.
A friend of the woman said she saw Funderburg with the man outside a drugstore on the day she vanished, having what she termed a “verbal and physical argument.”