The body of a missing pregnant woman from Parkland was found down a cliff in University Place on Tuesday.
A Pierce County sheriff’s SWAT team arrested Kassandra Cantrell’s ex-boyfriend at his home in Tacoma just hours after the body was discovered. The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office said the 37-year-old man will be booked into jail on suspicion of first-degree murder.

The arrest follows this afternoon’s discovery of remains believed to be Kassanndra Cantrell, which were found by our detectives utilizing data obtained from the suspect’s truck. Detectives located the remains over a steep hillside along Chambers Creek Road in University Place.
— Pierce Co Sheriff (@PierceSheriff) September 23, 2020

Cantrell was last seen on Aug. 25 while leaving her family’s home. Relatives reported her missing two days later after learning she may have missed her first ultrasound appointment. They said her disappearance was out of character.
A day later, Cantrell’s white Mazda 3 sedan was found near the Tacoma Dome.

At the time of her disappearance, Kassanndra Cantrell was in the early stages of her first pregnancy. Our detectives worked non-stop for the past 4 weeks to locate her & to identify the suspect responsible for her disappearance.
— Pierce Co Sheriff (@PierceSheriff) September 23, 2020

The sheriff’s office said it has surveillance video showing a person of interest walking from Cantrell’s abandoned Mazda to a nearby parking garage and then leaving in a truck. Detectives were able to use the license plate to identify the owner as Cantrell’s ex-boyfriend. He was also identified in the

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