Pregnant woman’s body found in bag on riverbank; North Carolina couple charged 02/16/2021 12:13 pm PST Comments Wake County RALEIGH, N.C. (TCD) -- Two people have been arrested and charged in connection to a missing pregnant woman whose body was found in a bag on a North Carolina riverbank last week. The Wake County Sheriff’s Office began investigating the missing-person case as a homicide on Monday, Feb. 8, after Brittany Samone Smith’s remains were found on the shoreline of the Neuse River in Raleigh. Smith, 28, was last seen in Wendell, N.C. She was reported missing on Thursday, Feb. 4. WNCN-TV and WTVD-TV both reported the woman’s body was found in a suitcase. She was reportedly six months pregnant. The North Carolina State Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed Smith’s identity. Thomas Johnson, 37, and Emmalei Trevathan, 24, described as a couple by the sheriff's office, were arrested in a traffic stop in Raleigh, N.C., on Wednesday, Feb. 10. Johnson and Trevathan were charged with murder; murder of an unborn child; and concealment of a body. They were held without bond in Wake County. MORE: Couple Arrested, Charged in Murder of Missing Woman - Wake County Sheriff’s Office Facebook'Devastated' family of slain Wake County pregnant woman says 'senseless' violence must stop - WTVDAfter searching area for missing woman, a woman’s body found in suitcase near Neuse River, Wake County sheriff says - WNCN #NorthCarolina Related Stories 12-year-old kills home-invasion robbery suspect in North Carolina Dad missing, 2-year-old dead, mom in custody for child neglect South Carolina couple arrested for making porn videos on Myrtle Beach Skywheel ride, in community pool: Police - UPDATED Soldier who died on New Year's Eve had filed sexual assault charges Husband found buried in wife's yard; man rode bus with body parts - TCDPOD Human remains found in 2 suitcases in Denver neighborhood Mom says daughter found in suitcase was scared someone would kill her Florida man was locked in suitcase for 'up to 11 hours': Report Parents put missing baby in suitcase, threw it away: D.A.'s Office Court rejects appeal of man who killed woman, put body in suitcase Body found in suitcases, tags lead to suspect; Kelsie Schelling update - TCDPOD Vanessa Guillen's remains identified; TikTokers discover dead bodies - TCDPOD Waiting for your permission to load facebook comments.