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Police: Remains found may be of missing Floyd Co. woman

FLOYD COUNTY, GA (WXIA) -- The remains of a body found in Floyd County could be those of a missing mother of three.


Family members of 24-year-old Ashley Jones say they have been looking for her since she went for a walk more than a month ago.

Jones was reported missing in early February. Police say a body was found Friday near where Jones was last seen – near a wooded area off of Kingston Road. A makeshift memorial was placed alongside the road of the five acre property where the remains of the body was found.

"I feel sorry for her and her family," said neighbor Hugh Tyner. "It's just a bad way to go. This is just really unusual. It's just a tragic thing that happened."

Jones' mother posted Friday on Facebook that her daughter's remains had been found. Officials said they could not make a proper identification of the body found, but said it had likely been there for almost a month.

Tyner says if the investigation proves that the body is that of Jones, he wishes she would have knocked on his door for help.

"Me personally, I think there was not any foul play," he said. "I just think she had a bad circumstance and wandered out here."

Floyd County Police say the remains were sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation's crime lab for identification

Police say the autopsy report on the remains found will be complete on Tuesday.