Baltimore, Maryland -- Baltimore police say a body found in a river in northeast Maryland is a North Carolina teen who went missing in the area while she was visiting her relatives over the Christmas holidays.
Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi (goo-lee-EHL'-mee) said Thursday that authorities had confirmed that the body was Phylicia Barnes.
Barnes, of Monroe, N.C., disappeared Dec. 28 while visiting her older half-siblings. Her 17th birthday was Jan. 12.
Barnes' body was one of two pulled from the Susquehanna River on Wednesday. It is not clear if there is any connection between the two bodies.