Body of Missing Pregnant Woman, Savanna Lafontaine-Greywind, Found in North Dakota

August 28, 2017
By: Catherine Townsend
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Savannah Lafontaine-Greywind

HARWOOD, ND — Police in North Dakota have confirmed that the body of missing pregnant woman Savanna Lafontaine-Greywind, who disappeared on August 19, has been found.

In a news conference Sunday night, Fargo Police Chief David Todd says the body was discovered by two kayakers at about 5:45 Sunday in the Red River, near Harwood.

The kayakers reportedly spotted the remains wrapped in plastic and hung up on a log. The body has been sent to Ramsey County in Minnesota for an autopsy.

Police and search crews had already conducted a massive air, water, and K-9 search in the area where her body was found. They were also scouring a nearby farmstead for evidence after Chief Todd said that suspicious items had been found there.

Greywind, 22, disappeared on August 19 after reportedly going to help a neighbor, Brooke Lynn Crews, with a sewing project. She was eight months pregnant — and since she vanished, a newborn baby that authorities suspect will turn out to be Lafontaine-Greywind’s was found in the apartment where she was last seen.

The baby is reportedly healthy and is in the custody of social services until a DNA test can confirm that the child is her.

Greywind’s neighbors Crews and William Henry Hoehn have been arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit kidnapping.

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