Body found near Watts Bar Lake identified as missing 31-year-old woman

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Loudon County Sheriff Tim Guider says a body found late Thursday near Watts Bar Lake has been positively identified as missing 31-year-old Elisha Carpenter.

Carpenter’s body was found near the Polecat Boat Dock at 10:50 p.m., Thursday and transported to a forensics lab in Knoxville for an autopsy.

Foul play is not suspected.

Carpenter had been missing since March 15 and was the only active missing person case in Loudon County.

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