Orange police believe body found is missing woman

A spokesperson for the Orange Police Department has informed 12News that detectives believe a body found Friday is that of a missing woman.
 
Around 5:30 p.m. Friday, Detectives from the Orange Police Department found the body of a woman in Newton County.  Investigators believe the body to be of the missing person, Tami Higginbotham.  

The body was found north of Mauriceville in a heavily wooded, hunting lease area.  The body has been brought to the Jefferson County Morgue for an autopsy.  

The Newton County Sheriff's Department has joined the investigation. 

 


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