POLK COUNTY, TN (WRCB) -- A search for a missing person came to an end Thursday night in Polk County as detectives were led to a ravine off Greasy Creek Mountain. Police are working to piece together the mystery of her death.
Late Thursday night the Polk County Sheriff's Department along with Polk Fire and Rescue and TBI rappelled down Greasy Creek Mountain to recover a body.
The McMinn County Sheriff's office tells us they believe it was the body of Faith Corum who was reported missing on February 4th.
Polk County Sheriff Bill Davis had two suspects in custody on drug charges. Their relation to Faith Corum is in question. Sheriff Davis said the suspects have been handed over to the US Marshals.
The two were in custody prior to Thursday and were part of the investigation that led to finding the body.
Sheriff Davis said, "the information that we had was very very helpful. It shortened the time frame of us trying to find the body successfully."
Corum was last seen by her mother on January 19th. The body has been sent to Nashville for an autopsy and again the feds have taken over the investigation.
Thursday, May 23 2013 6:29 PM EDT2013-05-23 22:29:09 GMT
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