|Published:||Jan 03, 2011 6:14 PM EST|
|Updated:||Jan 03, 2011 3:14 PM EST|
DECATUR, Ga. (AP) - Authorities say bones found over the weekend in Georgia belong to a woman who vanished while out for a walk more than a year ago.
Kristi Cornwell was 38 when she disappeared near her parents' home in north Georgia.
Georgia Bureau of Investigation spokesman John Bankhead said in an e-mail Monday that officials used dental records to identify her, but he did not say how she died. The bureau plans a news conference later in the day.
Cornwell had worked as a probation officer. She was on her cell phone with her boyfriend on Aug. 11, 2009, when he overheard a struggle after she told him she thought a car was following her.
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