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A gruesome discovery.  Authorities in Buncombe County found a body close to where a couple was murdered earlier this week.

Deputies say they found human remains in the James Drive area in Leicester.  Now, investigators are trying to determine if the remains belong to a missing woman.

Authorities have been in contact with the family of 23-year-old Cheyenne VanTreese.  She was last seen October 5th and reported missing November 5th.

The remains found in the James Drive area have been sent away for an autopsy, identification purposes and to determine a cause of death.

News of this discovery has friends extremely worried.  They tell News 13 Vantreese was the girlfriend of Vincent Franklin.

Wednesday he was arrested for shooting and killing his mother and step father, Joy and Andre Runne.

Their bodies were found by a family member at their home on James Drive.

Franklin is charged with 2 counts of first degree murder.

He is also the father of Vantreese's 5 year old daughter.   

The sheriff will hold a press conference today at 4pm, we anticipate he is going to release the latest developments on this case.

Stick with News 13 for the latest. We will be live streaming the press conference her on today at 4pm.

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