The Georgia Bureau of Investigation crime lab is finished with the examination of Theresa Parker’s remains.
Results of an examination by a GBI anthropologist will have to be released by Floyd County District Attorney Leigh Patterson, GBI spokesman John Bankhead said this morning.
Parker’s body will be returned to her family in the next couple days and funeral arrangements are being made, he said.
A farmer found Parker’s skeletal remains last week in a cornfield near Lyerly and the Holland community in North Georgia. Dental records identified her.
Parker was found a year after her estranged husband, Sam, was convicted of her murder. He was sentenced to life in prison.
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Joy Lukachick is the city government reporter for the Chattanooga Times Free Press Since 2009, she's covered breaking news, high-profile trials, stories of lost lives and of regained hope and done investigative work. Raised near the Bayou, Joy’s hometown is along the outskirts of Baton Rouge, La. She has a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from Louisiana State University. While at LSU, Joy was a staff writer for the Daily Reveille. When Joy isn't chasing ...