A missing person case in Birmingham is now a homicide investigation.
Family members had reported Sara Aletha Mitchell, 20, missing on July 31. Her body was found Sunday in Oxford.
Justin Clarence McConico, 23, of Birmingham, is in custody in Haralson County, Ga., on a capital murder warrant. He's awaiting extradition and will be held without bond.
Mitchell's cause of death will be released by the Jefferson County Coroner.
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