Body ID'd as that of missing Lynchburg teen

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Associated Press

Posted on December 5, 2013 at 1:28 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 5 at 1:41 PM

LYNCHBURG, Va. (AP) -- Lynchburg police say a body found in a heavily wooded area has been identified as that of a missing teenager.
 
Police tell media outlets that the medical examiner's office in Roanoke positively identified the body as 18-year-old Jamisha Gilbert of Lynchburg. Police say there's no further information to release.
 
A team searching for Gilbert found the body Wednesday morning.
 
She was reported missing Sunday by her mother. Friends last saw her between midnight and 1 a.m. Friday.
 
Police found her car crashed into a guardrail in the city late Friday morning.

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