Missing woman’s body found in car along Natchez Trace

Published 9:32 pm Wednesday, July 3, 2019

A body found on the Natchez Trace early Wednesday morning is believed to be a Mississippi woman reported missing since last Wednesday

Authorities say a Natchez Trace Parkway worked spotted a vehicle off the road way and upon investigating found a body inside.

The family of Glenda Spivey had been reaching out for help in locating the 63-year-old mother and grandmother.

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Lee County Coroner Carolyn Green told the Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal that the body had been identified as Spivey.

The vehicle was found several hundred yards down a field along the bank of the Coonewah Creek, near the Trace’s intersection with Highway 6.

The state will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of her death.