ECSO: Body of missing private investigator found, woman arrested

Photo: Ashley Mc Arthur Source: Escambia County Sheriff's Office

The Escambia County Sheriff's Office (ECSO) said they've arrested a woman in the death of a missing private investigator.

Ashley McArthur has been arrested for the death of 33-year-old Taylor Wright.

Wright was a private investigator and former police officer.

She was reported missing to police on September 7.

Around noon on Thursday, a body believed to be Wright was found in a wooded area of Britt Road.

ECSO has confirmed that McArthur was a crime scene technician with ECSO. She resigned in 2006.

The sheriff's office said they are continuing to investigate this incident. They're working with the Pensacola Police Department in this case.