A woman’s body, that was found near Jay Bird Springs, has been identified by the Georgia Crime Lab.
Using fingerprints, the body was identified as Patricia Lynn McDaniel Durden (age 36) of a Jay Bird Springs Road address, according to the Eastman office of the Georgia Bureau of investigation (GBI).
On Tuesday, May 27 at sometime after noon, the Dodge County Sheriff’s Department and the GBI were called to Jay Bird Springs Road where the body of the woman had been found.
The body was back in a wooded area past Jay Bird Springs Resort at a place formerly known as “The Hill” or “Budweiser Hill”. She had been reported as missing for about a week.
The body was sent to the Georgia Crime Lab for identification and to find the cause of death. The cause of death is not known yet, but authorities do not believe any foul play was involved.