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Malaiha told ABC affiliate KGTV she saw a woman look at the vehicle.

Samantha Snipes was 24 years old and eight months pregnant when she met Temple Phipps on a plane almost two years ago.

Snipes now lives in North Carolina and sees Phipps and Vaughn regularly. The police have stated that the limbs and the neck of the 23-year-old woman, five months pregnant, were twisted to fit the body into the canvas suitcase. She was considering adoption and says she didn't have the means to support a child. The police suspect that she could have been strangled to death with the help of a towel, reports the Times of India.

Snipes said she had been searching for someone to adopt her unborn child, not knowing that Phipps had been trying to adopt but as a divorcee, she was being rejected by adoption agencies.

After Phipps revealed her own difficulties in becoming a mother, the pair exchanged phone numbers and chose to keep in touch.

Police earlier this week learned the woman was battered, strangled and stabbed over the course of three days earlier this month. "When the girl came to meet his family in Mumbai, she found that she has been cheated", said Roy.

She took Snipes up on her offer to feed the boy - and as she rocked the baby and a bottle in hand, Snipes saw a "light at the end of the tunnel". She told her mother she was scared and said she was with a creepy guy who had her vehicle keys.

"I don't understand how she ended up over there in that park, or who could've put her over there in that park", Nicole Odom said.

Snipes has remained closely involved with her biological son, whom Phipps named Vaughn. "But a stranger that felt more like family to me than anyone".

"I count my blessings every day", said Phipps to ABC News.

Now almost two years later, the women live just an hour apart and visit each other often.

The reason? Because most women found that they could tell their bestie anything and everything.

Her boyfriend, Joshua Hewitt, 28, of Boynton Beach, was also arrested on charges of aggravated assault with a firearm, aggravated battery on a pregnant person and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

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