Man arrested in McIntosh Co. murder

MCINTOSH CO., GA (WTOC) - The McIntosh County Sheriff's Office has made an arrest in the murder of 20-year-old Shante Alford, of Brunswick.

Louis Ortiz, 33, was arrested Saturday night at a Walmart on Highway 17. He is charged with murder.

On Alford's Facebook page, she described herself as being a "mother-to-be." Investigators have confirmed that Alford was pregnant at the time of the murder.

Friday evening someone found Alford's body buried in a shallow grave. It's believed the body was there for two or three days.

The results from the autopsy are expected later this week.

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