Body identified as missing barista

Anchorage police say the body pulled from Matanuska Lake on Monday has been positively identified as 18-year-old Samantha Koenig.

The determination was made by the state medical examiner’s office.

Federal Borough of Investigation divers retrieved the body from the frozen lake on Monday.

Koenig had been missing since she was abducted from a coffee stand where she was working on February 1st.

Israel Keyes is expected to face charges of kidnapping and murder in the case.