Skeletal remains in Tunnel Hill identified as man missing since 2012

Skeletal remains in Tunnel Hill identified as man missing since 2012

May 16th, 2014 by Tyler Jett in Local - Breaking News

The Catoosa County Sheriff's Office has identified the skeletal remains found in November at 3863 Dogwood Valley Road in Tunnel Hill as that of 54-year-old Lawrence Douthitt.

Douthitt had been missing since September 2012, according to a press release from Sheriff Gary Sisk. After officers found the body on Nov. 3, the Medical Examiner's Office identified Douthitt through DNA analysis.

Sisk said the death has been ruled a suicide.