After more than 11 years of searching for answers, police announced Thursday that they had made an arrest in the disappearance of South Georgia teacher Tara Grinstead.
Ryan Alexander Duke, who graduated from the same high school where Grinstead taught, has been charged with her murder. He has also been charged with aggravated assault, burglary and concealing a death.
A second man, with a similar last name but no relation to Duke, has also been charged. Bo Dukes, 32, has been charged with helping to conceal a death. The two were classmates at Irwin County High School, where Grinstead taught history.
Duke graduated from Irwin County High School in 2002, three years before Grinstead went missing. Grinstead was a teacher at Irwin County High School, but it is not known if she had any personal or professional relationship with Duke.
Duke's arrest started with a walk-in tip. It is not known who made the tip, or what their relationship is to Duke or Grinstead.