FARIBAULT, Minn. (KMSP) - The Rice County, Minnesota sheriff's office confirmed the the body of a missing Ohio woman was found Friday night in a park just west of Faribault. Police shut down Highway 60 in the area and spent several hours directing traffic as they searched Shager Park.
The body recovered by investigators was identified as 26-year-old Chelsea Martinez. The missing Ohio woman's car was found abandoned in the park area on Monday.
Police have arrested 39-year-old Jason Nisbit of Faribault Minn. and are holding him in custody on the pending charges of second-degree murder. Nisbit gave investigators all of the information that led to the whereabouts of the missing body.
Nisbit is scheduled to make his initial court appearance Monday.