Retired Army Capt. Julia Jacobson and her Wheaten terrier, Boogie, went missing on September 2. Her ex-husband, Dalen Ware, was arrested in connection with their disappearance shortly thereafer. Now, police believe they have discovered the bodies of Jacobson and Boogie in a shallow grave in Riverside, California.
According to The Huffington Post, the grave was discovered by a search dog on Friday. Official identification of the body is pending and an autopsy has not yet been completed.
Jacobson’s SUV had been found near her home with the keys inside shortly after she vanished. Evidence found inside the car led police to believe she had been killed.
Jacobson had previously served two tours of duty in Iraq and one in Bosnia as a finance officer, according to her obituary. She had been awarded the Bronze Star for her service.
A motive for the killing remains unclear. She had divorced Ware last year, citing “irreconcilable