Body of woman found near Lake Tawakoni identified

West Tawakoni – Hunt County authorities have identified the body of the woman found Tuesday near Lake Tawakoni.

Funeral services are scheduled for Monday for 29-year-old Heather Leann Pope, of Royse City. Pope had been reported missing for about two weeks.

Autopsy results confirm she was murdered due to blunt force trauma to the head.

The body was discovered by Pope's father at a vacant house on Cedar Hill Road, in a residential subdivision off of Farm Road 751 in far south Hunt County.