Lamar County
10:38 pm
Thu March 13, 2014

Paris police identify body of young woman

In Paris, law enforcement officials have relased the name of the woman found dead behind a Paris feed mill Wednesday morning.

KXII-TV reports that Paris police said fingerprints identified the woman as 18 year old Heather Elizabeth Rose of Paris. Investigators say she was found just before 10:30 a.m. in the 600 block of West Center Street by the property owner.

Paris Police Chief Bob Hundley told KXII that Rose's family reported her missing on Sat. March 8. The family said Rose had left home on foot at around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Hundley said.

An autopsy has been completed but the cause of her death has yet to be officially determined, the report said.

Police told KXII the investigation is ongoing.