HARRIS COUNTY -

A Texas EquuSearch team have recovered a body Thursday morning near the area where they were searching for a missing pregnant woman from Houston.

According to KSAT 12's sister station and website, KPRC-TV and Click2Houston.com, the Harris County Sheriff’s Office says the body was found near the residence of Melissa Sowders, 26, who was last seen Dec. 26 after she was supposed to meet her ex-husband, Matthew Sowders.

Investigators suspect foul play in her disappearance.

Texas EquuSearch crews have spent the last several days searching in far north Harris County near the intersection of the North Freeway and Parramatta Lane. The body was found in the area around 9:30 a.m. Thursday.

Authorities have not positively identified the body.