Body found in Claiborne County identified as missing woman, officials say
Detectives with the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office found a body in the mountainous area of Claiborne County, according to a release.
Published: Feb. 14, 2023 at 4:17 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 16, 2023 at 11:11 AM EST
CLAIBORNE COUNTY, Tenn. (WVLT) - A body found in Claiborne County on Tuesday was identified as a missing woman Thursday, according to a release from the Claiborne County Sheriff’s Office.
The body was found in a mountainous area in northern Claiborne County and was transported to the Knox County Regional Forensics Center for an autopsy and identification, CCSO officials said.
Officials identified the body as Christine Haun, 36, who was at the center of a Silver Alert that was issued in January.
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The investigation is ongoing, and CCSO officials said Tennessee Bureau of Investigation officials are assisting.
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