published Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Police find woman's body in car after chase in Tennessee

WINCHESTER, Tenn. — Investigators have found a body of a woman inside a car after a police chase in southern Tennessee.

State troopers and Franklin County Sheriff's deputies found the remains of 46-year-old Bridgette Haley after stopping the car in Estill Springs after a pursuit Saturday night.

The Sheriff's Department told WSMV-TV in Nashville that the driver, 46-year-old Troy Whipple, tried to run after the stop, but was eventually caught.

During a search of the vehicle, investigators found Haley's body.

Her body has been sent to the State Medical Examiner's Office for autopsy.

Whipple is in custody in the Franklin County Jail. He's being held without bail.

The investigation is ongoing.

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