County police spokesman Jake Smith said in a statement that Angela Rabotte's body was found Thursday in a wooded area in Lilburn — which is about 20 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta.
Smith says a survey crew found Rabotte's body and that her death is being investigated as a homicide.
Investigators have said Rabotte dropped her 3-year-old daughter off with a friend Friday before heading to a party in Atlanta that night. She was last seen in the parking lot of the Steeplechase apartment complex in an unincorporated area of Norcross Saturday morning.
Smith tells WSB-TV a person of interest has been taken into custody, but charges haven't been filed.
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