MIDLAND -- Midland Police are searching for a suspect after a 21-year-old woman's body was found in a Midland storage unit.
Officials tell NewsWest 9, the victim is Sheeva Sharda Miller, of Odessa.
Authorities say the suspect, 39-year-old Deondre Smith, sent Miller's family text messages with information about her death and the body's location around 8:30 on Wednesday night.
Midland Police discovered her body around 4:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, at the U-Stor located at 315 N. Midland Drive. Police say she was in the trunk of Smith's Cadillac and in a storage unit leased under Smith's name.
Authorities have ordered an autopsy, however, preliminary reports suggest she was strangled.
The last time anyone saw Miller was back on April 7 in Odessa. Authorities say she is from Odessa and Smith had just moved from Midland to Odessa. Officials also said that Miller and Smith were seeing each other.
A warrant has been issued for Smith's arrest. He is wanted on First Degree Murder Charges.