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Body Found Near the 2 Freeway in Silver Lake Identified as Mother of Two Who Went Missing in December [UPDATED]

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The body of a woman found near the 2 Freeway this morning has been identified by officials as that of Bree'Anna Guzman, a mother of two who stepped out for cough drops last December and hasn't been seen since.Officials briefed by the LAPD told The Eastsider that police have confirmed the identity of the 22-year-old Guzman. The website reports that a department official will be offering more information at the scene. [See update below]

An official spokesman from the LAPD would not confirm the body was Guzman's but instead told NBC Los Angeles that it was a "strong possibility."

Guzman has been missing since she walked to the drug store near her home in Lincoln Heights. She never came home and she never reported to work. Her family and friends have been hosting vigils in the weeks since she went missing.

UPDATE 7:41 PM: Guzman's mother confirmed with NBC that the body found was her daughter's.