Hannah Bender (photo), 21, was reported missing by her mother in Georgia on September 19
The body of a missing Georgia woman was found in a shallow grave on the side of the road after she went missing almost two weeks ago.
Hannah Bender, 21, was reportedly found on Wednesday morning alongside Parks Road off Highway 306 in Forsyth County.
Lumpkin County Sheriff Stacy Jarrard spoke about the recent discovery in a press conference.
& # 39; We are looking for Miss Hannah Bender. Actually, we had hoped to find her alive, but in the early morning hours of this morning she was found in Forsyth County, & Jarrard said Forsyth County News.
Jarrad refused to comment on the condition of the body, but tattoos and markings on the leading authorities to believe that it is Bender.
Bender & # 39; s body was found Wednesday morning at Parks Road off Highway 306 in Forsyth County, Georgia (photo)
Several authorities were involved in the search for Bender because the authorities are processing possible crime sites in the Lumpkin, Dawson and Forsyth provinces.
An autopsy by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation will formally confirm Bender's cause of death.
Bender was reported missing for the first time on 19 September by her mother, who had not heard from her daughter for nine days.
Carol Gilreath, Bender & # 39; s mother, told it WSB TV: & # 39;My little girl never comes back. She's not coming back because she would never do that to her mother. & # 39;
Shortly after the authorities found Bender's bloody clothing in Dawson County, about 20 miles north.
On September 24, officers found a black Mazda truck on a site near the body that is probably related to Bender's disappearance.
The Forsyrh County News reports that the owner is not involved in the murder.
Austin Todd Stryker (photo), 22, has been named the prime suspect in Bender's murder and the authorities have issued a warrant for the murder
After talking to witnesses, the authorities issued a warrant for the 22-year-old Austin Todd Stryker, the main suspect in the case.
Officers revealed that Bender and Stryker might know each other, but did not go into the details of their relationship in detail.
Stryker is described by authorities as 5 & 9 "with blond hair and weighs around 150 pounds.
In his photo he appears to have blue eyes and he is of white descent.
The office of the Lumpkin County Sheriff announced the murder order for Stryker on September 21 on Facebook (photo)
Stryker, which is not located by authorities, is considered armed and dangerous.
According to the West Virginia State Police, Stryker was last seen in more than 400 miles north in Clay County, West Virginia from September 23.
He reportedly wore a maroon shirt and jeans.
Stryker was last seen in Clay County, West Virginia, according to the West Virginia State Police (photo)
Stryker's wife, 21-year-old Elizabeth Donaldson, has been arrested by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for Bender's death.
Donaldson is currently being held at Dawson County Detention Center and is awaiting charges.
Jerry Harper, 78, is considered a person of interest and is being asked by researchers.
Jarrad said to expect more arrests.
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