Woman’s remains found along Tennessee River in Perry County
UPDATE (10/20/21): Perry County Sheriff Nick Weems confirmed the remains belong to Roseanna Zadakaus.
PERRY COUNTY, Tenn. — A Middle Tennessee resident found something unusual near the Tennessee River.
Around 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Perry County Sheriff Nick Weems received a call from a local resident saying he found a rain jacket close to a set of fenders from a four-wheeler on the river bank south of Interstate 40.
When the resident got closer to the rain jacket, he found a skull inside it. Weems says the remains found are from a woman.
He also says flood water debris is making the investigation more difficult.
“We have sticks anywhere from 4-feet deep to smooth ground in the area. It’s a very difficult search,” Weems said.
Weems says the investigation is ongoing.
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