MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. — Police say a man jailed in the death of a missing Pennsylvania woman has led investigators to what they believe are her remains.

The Fayette County coroner says a forensic pathologist will help confirm whether the remains found Thursday night are those of 31-year-old Leah Owens.

State police say 32-year-old Thomas Teets, of Dawson, led them to the remains in a wooded area hours after being arraigned on charges including criminal homicide, evidence tampering, and abuse of a corpse.

The Bullskin Township woman was reported missing after she missed a Sept. 16 cancer fundraiser for her mother.

Police say Teets allegedly told a friend last month that he killed Owens and got rid of her body. Police say a knife and blood found in Owens’ abandoned vehicle support that account.

Court records don’t list an attorney for Teets.

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