Authorities have identified the badly decomposed body of a woman who was found behind a house in Georgia.

News outlets report that the woman was identified as Donna Whipple of Macon. A Bibb County Sheriff's Office news release says friends last saw Whipple on June 16.

Someone reported smelling a foul odor, and Whipple's body was found in the backyard of the home just after 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies found that the body was badly decomposed.

The cause of death remains under investigation.

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