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?
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.
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.