Body found in Bayview Lake last year identified as Pratt City woman

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The body of a woman found in an Alabama lake early last year has been identified. 

The Jefferson County Coroner’s office has identified the woman as Felecia Renea Hornsby, 46, of Pratt City. Hornsby’s body was found by a fisherman April 21, 2018, in Bayview Lake.

Chief Deputy Coroner Bill Yates said DNA was used to identify Hornsby’s body. According to the coroner, her body was in poor health and suffered from dementia. Officials are not sure how her body ended in the lake. There is no indication of foul play. 

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