A tragic ending is coming in the case of a missing young girl. Ally Kostial, the Ole Miss student who has been missing, has been found dead.
Her body was found near a lake 30-miles from the campus. Police immediately suspected foul play. Now, they have released more information as they investigate the case.
"The body of Alexandria 'Ally' Kostial was found Saturday morning in Harmontown, located about 20 miles from the Ole Miss campus in Oxford, Miss. The Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department told Fox 13 that 'foul play' was apparent and her body was discovered by an officer on patrol. She had been shot multiple times and was last spotted alive outside a bar on Friday night," reported Fox.
Officials say Ally was shot 8 times. A suspect in her murder has just been arrested. Police say that 22-year-old Brandon Theesfeld has been arrested in connection with the murder.
Friends posted touching tributes to Ally on social media. Prayers came in from across the globe.
“She quite possibly was the nicest human being that I’ve ever met,” Anna Pasco told WMC-TV. “It’s just hard for me because all I can think about when I see her face is what she went through, what she was thinking, what she was saying. It’s hard.”
Join us as we pray for her family during this tragic time. May God's mercy surround them and bring them comfort.