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TBI Identifies Body Found In Wooded Area Near Dyersburg As Missing Woman Shelby Hubbard

UPDATE 3/29/2019: The TBI confirms that a body found in a wooded area near Dyersburg is that of missing woman Shelby Hubbard.
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UPDATE 3/29/2019: The TBI confirms that a body found in a wooded area near Dyersburg is that of missing woman Shelby Hubbard.

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(ORIGINAL STORY 3/27/2019)

The TBI and the Dyer County Sheriff’s Department are investigating after a woman’s body was found in a remote wooded area Tuesday.

According to Dyer County Sheriff Jeff Box, investigators responded after a call to 911 about 6:00 p.m. Tuesday to the area near South Rosemont Cove, just outside the Dyersburg city limits.

Deputies say the body appears to be that of an African-American woman. Her identity, approximate age, and cause of death have not been released.

The investigation into the death has been turned over to the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation.