The Bartow County Sheriff's Office is confirming a female victim found in the Bartow County Landfill on Aug. 13 is a missing West Virginia woman.
According to Sheriff Clark Millsap, the Georgia Bureau of Investigations Medical Examiner's Office has positively identified the victim as Courtney Nicole Dubois, 20, of West Virginia. Dubois is reported missing from the Fairmont, West Virginia, Police Department.
Medical examiners were able to use dental records obtained through law enforcement channels from her family to confirm her identity.
Millsap said, "This is an important step in the investigative process and allows law enforcement to focus specifically on Courtney Dubois from this point and going forward."
More information will be released as new developments occur, the news release stated.