COFFEE COUNTY, Tn. (WHNT) – Update: The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation over night positively identified the female murder victim found shot and burned in Coffee County as Connie Lou Brown of McMinnville. She has no fixed street address. At this time, no arrests have been made in the case.
At approximately 12:35 p.m. on March 9, 2013, the Coffee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call of a body being discovered near the Summitville Cave. Deputies discovered a white female who had been badly burned and believed to have been murdered and her body dumped.
The victim is described as being approximately 4’8” to 5’2” tall weighing between 100 to 120 pounds with brown eyes and blonde/auburn colored hair. She was wearing a black shirt with orange writing and pink bra. The female had no teeth in her bottom jaw, but wore a set of dentures as her top teeth. It is also possible she has a pierce left eyebrow.
An autopsy on the woman revealed that she was shot to death. The victim was also partially burned at the scene, according to investigators.
Anyone with information about her is urged to contact the TBI at 1-800-TBI-FIND (824-3463).