October 22, 2021

Homicide investigation underway after unidentified female body found in Heard County

(Franklin, GA) — Authorities are trying to identify the body of a deceased female located in Heard County Monday.

According to a press release issued by the Heard County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday afternoon, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is working on the homicide case along with local investigators.

The Heard County Sheriff’s Office and the GBI were called to the scene Monday, Feb. 1 at around noon.

The deceased female was located on the side of Mason Road, which is located in the western central part of Heard County and situated approximately 1/2 mile from the Alabama/Georgia State line.

The body is described as that of a white female approximately 35-50 years of age, approximately 115-130 pounds with brown eyes and short dark brown/black hair.

At this time the victim has not been identified, and the cause of death has not been determined.

Investigators ask that anyone with knowledge of a missing person matching this description to please call the Heard County Sheriff’s Office at 706-675-3329 and ask to speak with Investigator Dan Boswell.

After normal business hours, please call Heard County Dispatch at 706-675-3328.

Stay tuned to HeardCitizen.com for further details as they become available.


  1. could it be the Kristin Lee missing from Meriweather County?

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