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911 CALLS: Body found in North Carolina, ID pending

Lynn Jackenheimer - (photo from friends) Lynn Jackenheimer - (photo from friends)
FRISCO, NC (WOIO) -

Authorities in Dare County, N.C. have located a human body near the location where a missing mother from Ashland was vacationing.

The Dare County Sheriff's Office received a call from a citizen about a suspicious situation Saturday afternoon around 4:30 p.m., in the Frisco Area of Hatteras Island.  The body spotted was reported in suspicious condition. 

OPERATOR: Dare County 911, what's your emergency?

CALLER: Hey um, I think I may of found probably a body in a trash bag.

OPERATOR: Ok, where?

CALLER: (Inaudible) That girls been missing from Ohio.

OPERATOR: Yeah, where are you?

CALLER: (Inaudible)

OPERATOR: What makes you think it's possibly her?

CALLER: Um, well, I can smell (inaudible)… standing around here doing some paperwork and I can smell something and you can tell from the marks that there's a path. And that girls been missing so I got up to look and there's a trash bag back there. The only reason I just couldn't think (inaudible) I got my (inaudible) to poke it's open. I couldn't tell what it is at first, but then there's definitely a Hooters shirt. I could read Hooters across the shirt.

OPERATOR: Ok, alright.

OPERATOR: And is there like definitely more than clothing in there?

CALLER: Um, yeah yeah. (Inaudible).

OPERATOR: Ok, and it smells really bad right?

CALLER: Yeah, yeah.

OPERATOR: Ok.

The body was located 25 miles south of where Lynn Jackenheimer was vacationing in the Outer Banks. The body was found in a vacant lot, overgrown with heavy vegetation.

When asked if the body was related to the search for Jackenheimer, Nieman said the office is not ruling out any possibilities.

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