Lumpkin County Searchers Find What Appears to be Human Remains off Hwy. 129 in Chestatee WMA


sheriff officeDAHLONEGA, Ga. –The Georgia Bureau of Investigation and the Lumpkin County Sheriff’s Office coordinated with the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office Rapid Response Team Thursday to conduct a large scale woodlands search of the area where Tosha Herron’s wrecked vehicle was found last October 12 off of Highway 129 North in Lumpkin County.

The area is considered the Chestatee Wildlife Management Area. On Thursday, the search was expanded beyond the areas previously searched by law enforcement. During the operation, the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office Rapid Response Team located a boot that was the mate to Herron’s boot found shortly after the discovery of the accident.

Additionally, the Rapid Response Team located what appears to be human remains. The remains were collected by the GBI Crime Scene Specialist and have been transported to the GBI Medical Examiner’s Officer for examination and identification.



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