A body believed to be that of missing Texas mom Heidi Broussard was found Thursday night, but her family told NBC News that Broussard’s newborn baby has been discovered alive. Broussard, 33, and her baby were last seen in Austin on Dec. 12. The Austin Police Department confirmed to The Daily Beast that a female infant was located at a home in Houston and DNA testing is underway to confirm she is Margot Carey. Authorities also confirmed the body of a female was found into the home.
An individual has been arrested and charged with two counts of kidnapping and one count of tampering with a corpse, authorities said. Harris County Jail Records indicate Magen Fieramusca is charged with two counts of kidnapping and one charge of tampering with a human corpse. She is being held on $600,000 bond. According to CBS Austin, a car at the scene is registered to Fieramusca, who was a close friend of Broussard.