Body of missing woman found in car

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Monday, April 21, 2014

LINCOLN COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW) -- The Lincoln County Sheriff says they've found the body of a missing 72-year-old woman.

Sheriff Bruce Beggs confirms Shirley Lavender's body was in her car, submerged in Fishing Creek. Thats near a boat ramp just off Georgia State 79 in Lincoln County.

Lavender had been missing since April 13, 2014.

Her cause of death is still being investigated.

Coroner Paul Reviere sent her body to the crime lab for an autopsy.