Authorities: Tricia Freeman's remains found in Levy County

By Angela Angers, Reporter
Last Updated: Monday, March 20, 2017, 2:05 PM EDT

Tricia Freeman's remains have been found in Levy County, according to officials. 

That announcement came Monday afternoon, almost a week after Freeman, 47, was killed in her Palmetto home.

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Palmetto Police Chief Scott Tyler confirmed that Freeman was murdered inside her home at the hands of her daughter’s boyfriend.

Roy Nichols Jr., 26, and Kayla Coyler, 21, were arrested Saturday in West Virginia after they were suspected of stealing Freeman’s vehicle.

Officials said Nichols admitted to killing Freeman after an argument. He is facing second degree murder charges. Coyler is being charged with accessory to murder. Police said Colyer helped Freeman dispose of her mother's body. 

This is a developing news story and more information will be provided as it becomes available.