Female body found in Hardin County, authorities seek ID

UPDATE: Hardin County Sheriff Department: “The Hardin County Sheriff’s Department would like to notify the public that the body that was found in Hardin County has been identified. We appreciate all the leads that the public has given us in this case. We are not releasing the name of the person due to the request of the family at this time.”

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. — Local authorities are seeking help in identifying a dead body.

The body of a deceased female was discovered in Hardin County, the Sheriff’s Department Confirms.

She’s described as white with dark hair, possibly middle aged, and about 5’6″ tall. She has no apparent tattoos, marks or scars, and was wearing camouflage jogging pants and a red flannel print hoodie.

The Sheriff’s Department notes that the woman authorities are trying to ID will have been missing for at least one week or longer, and although she was discovered in Hardin County, she could be from anywhere outside the area.

They say the current area of focus includes Hardin County, Northern Mississippi and Northern Alabama.

Her cause of death is not immediately available.

Anyone with information that could assist is asked to contact Hardin County Sherrif’s Department Sgt. Investigator Jeremy Hulen at (731) 925-3377.

You can also submit an anonymous tip via Nixle.

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