Remains of missing Tennessee woman found in field

Published 7:44 am Thursday, March 26, 2020

MARYVILLE (AP) — Remains of an East Tennessee woman who has been missing since 2018 have been found in a field, authorities said.
Skeletal remains of 22-year-old Cheynne Tonisha Shropshire were found on Saturday on a property in Blount County, the sheriff’s office said in a news release posted on its Facebook page Tuesday.
Forensic experts at the Knox County Regional Forensic Center identified the remains from dental records.
Shropshire, of Alcoa, was reported missing by a family member in September 2018.
Authorities are still investigating the woman’s disappearance. Anyone with information about Shropshire’s disappearance should call the Blount County Sheriff’s Office.

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