TUSCALOOSA COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after authorities found a woman dead off Blue Creek Road. 

Ashley Watkins, 31, is who sheriff’s deputies believe was located after being reported missing in Fayette County on Dec. 9, 2018.Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office investigators were following recent leads and information which led to her discovery. 

At this time, the cause and manner of death are unknown.