UPDATE: Police identify woman's body found on Old Cleveland Pike in Ooltewah

UPDATE: Police identify woman's body found on Old Cleveland Pike in Ooltewah

August 16th, 2017 by Staff Report in Breaking News

This is a developing story and was updated Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m.

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UPDATE: Police have identified the body of a woman found in Ooltewah on Wednesday morning.

Tiffany Paige Flerl, 21, was found dead on the side of the road on the 8000 block of Old Cleveland Pike, according to a Chattanooga Police Department news release.

Detectives and the Hamilton County Medical Examiner responded to the scene. There did not appear to be any visible signs of trauma, according to the release.

The body was taken to the medical examiner's office to determine the cause of death. The Violent Crime Bureau is also investigating the case.

Chattanooga police ask anyone with any information regarding this incident to call 423-698-2525


ORIGINAL STORY: Chattanooga police are investigating a situation in which a woman's body was found on Old Cleveland Pike in Ooltewah Wednesday morning.

CPD spokesman Rob Simmons said the woman appeared to be in her early 20s and that no identification was found on her person.

Investigators do not believe the woman's body had been there for a long time.

Anyone who saw or heard anything in the area they think may be connected to the incident is urged to call the police at 423-698-2525.

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