GREENEVILLE, Tenn. (WJHL) — Multiple police agencies, including the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation (TBI), are investigating after the body of a missing teenage girl was found in a Greene County cornfield around midnight Tuesday.
According to a release from the Greeneville Police Department (GPD), police responded to the 300 Block of Doughtys Chapel Road in reference to a body located in a field. Upon arrival, authorities discovered the body lying in the middle of a cornfield.
On Wednesday, the GPD identified the body as missing juvenile, Danielle Owens.
The Greene County Sheriff’s Office notified the Greeneville Police Department ‘due to certain circumstances relating to another ongoing investigation,’ the release stated.
Owens’s body was reportedly sent to the William L. Jenkins Forensics Center in Johnson City.