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Missing Austin woman found dead, infant alive, after weeklong search

Missing Austin woman found dead, infant alive, after weeklong search

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Heidi Broussard was reportedly found dead in Harris County. Her baby, Margot Carey, is alive. Photo courtesy of Austin Police Department

KVUE —  Missing Austin mother Heidi Broussard was reportedly found dead at a Harris County home and a baby believed to be her daughter was found alive. At least one person has been arrested, according to a person familiar with the investigation. ABC News confirmed the news Friday morning, December 20.

Broussard, 33, and her baby Margot Carey had been missing since December 12.

KVUE's Tony Plohetski confirmed that the suspect arrested had been plotting to take the baby from Broussard leading up to the birth of Carey, law enforcement sources said.

Police believe the suspect may have had help murdering Broussard.

The woman was reportedly with Broussard while she was giving birth to Carey.

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