GREENSBORO, N.C. -- The body of a woman reported missing in Greensboro has been identified.

Greensboro Police said the body discovered on the side of Highway 421 in Forsyth County is that of Cree Asia Smith.

Read: Body Found Near Highway 421 In Forsyth County

The woman was reported missing on July 12. Her body was discovered last week on the highway between Lewisville and the Yadkin County line.

Desmond Pendergrass (Photo: Greensboro Police)

Smith’s boyfriend, Desmond Laquan Pendergrass, 25, was charged on September 1 with Murder.

Read: High Point Man Charged With Killing Girlfriend Who Disappeared

Smith was last seen June 16 at Huntley Court where she lived with Pendergrass.

Investigators said the couple was involved in a domestic dispute immediately before she was reported missing.

Pendergrass is in the Greensboro Jail without bond.]

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