Body Recovered from Shawnee National Forest, Investigation Underway

Body Recovered from Shawnee National Forest, Investigation Underway

UNION COUNTY – An investigation is underway after a body was recovered from the Pine Hills area of the Shawnee National Forest in Union County yesterday evening.

According to a release from the Union Co. Sheriff’s Office, deputies found the body at a camp site. The US Forest Service had been in the area searching for a hiker that was reported missing on Sunday.

Authorities said the body recovered has been identified, but are withholding the information pending notification of family members.

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