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Piedmont, Ala. body identified

Dec 07, 2012 -- 1:50pm

By: Marc Summers (WEIS News)

According to information contained in a news release from the Office of Calhoun County Sheriff Larry Amerson – the skeletal remains discovered Tuesday near Piedmont have been identified as those of Carla Michelle Fuqua.

Fuqua had been missing since October of 2009 and her death has been classified as a homicide.

Forensic specialists identified the body through the use of dental records.

Her body was discovered in a secluded area south of Piedmont, about four miles off Highway 21, on a dirt road near the old brickyard.

The Sheriff's Office is working with the Calhoun/Cleburne County Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force the Calhoun County Cold Case Unit, Piedmont Police and other agencies on the case.

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