UPDATE: BODIES FOUND IDENTIFIED AS MISSING WALKER COUNTY COUPLE

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office said this morning that human remains found on Saturday are indeed those of a couple missing from Walker County since mid-September.

The bodies were found in a shallow grave at the end of Oakdale Road near the town of West Jefferson.

The Jefferson County Medical Examiner determined the identity of both victims late Tuesday afternoon.

They were identified as Dustin Turner, 39, and Jennifer Phillips, 30, both of Quinton in Walker County. The couple was reported missing on Sept. 14.

 

Categories: Archives, Local News