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Autopsy: Brunswick woman strangled to death

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Shante Alford (Source: Facebook) Shante Alford (Source: Facebook)
Louis Ortiz Louis Ortiz

Autopsy results have been released on a the body of a woman found in a shallow grave on Oct. 7 in Townsend, Ga.

The autopsy shows that Shante Alford, 20, died of strangulation and she was pregnant at the time of her death, according to the McIntosh County Sheriff's Office.

It is believed that Alford's body had been in buried off of Shellman Bluff Road for two or three days before it was discovered.

Louis Ortiz, 33, was arrested the night of Oct. 8 in connection with Alford's death. He was charged with murder.

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