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Body of dead woman found in Nelson County identified

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NELSON COUNTY (WSLS 10) - Authorities have identified a dead woman found along a river bed in Nelson County late Thursday night.

The Nelson County Sheriff's Office says it is Samantha Rena Tyree, 29, from Shipman, Va.

The sheriff's office, assisted by the Virginia State Police, responded to the Massie Mill area of Nelson County in response to a body.

When they arrived, deputies found the remains along the river bed. The body, along with several articles, were recovered from the scene.

The body was sent to the Medical Examiner's Office.