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Body ID'd as that of missing Lynchburg teen

Thursday - 12/5/2013, 1:19pm  ET

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) -- Lynchburg police say a body found in a heavily wooded area has been identified as that of a missing teenager.

Police tell media outlets that the medical examiner's office in Roanoke positively identified the body as 18-year-old Jamisha Gilbert of Lynchburg. Police say there's no further information to release.

A team searching for Gilbert found the body Wednesday morning.

She was reported missing Sunday by her mother. Friends last saw her between midnight and 1 a.m. Friday.

Police found her car crashed into a guardrail in the city late Friday morning.


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