Nancy Jenkins: Missing from North Carolina Found

UPDATE:  1/2/13 – Nancy’s body was found by hunters in the woods at 5755 Turner-Smith Road, about a quarter-mile west of N.C. 61. Jenkins lived at 5760 Turner-Smith Road.

Maj. Tom Sheppard of the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office told the TimesNews that the state medical examiner in Chapel Hill identified the body Tuesday using dental records.

The cause of death is unknown at this time as the body was too decomposed but the medical examiner intends to examine the remains for a cause.  

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Nancy Twyman Jenkins, 57, has been missing since May 31, from Browns Summit, North Carolina.

Nancy was last seen at her home on Turner Smith Road where she lives with her boyfriend. 

Nancy’s boyfriend told police the last time he saw her was at 5:20 a.m. on that Thursday.  A neighbor saw her around 10:30 a.m. that day and she was putting a box in a blue car. 

Nancy had agreed to babysit her granddaughter at her daughter’s home in Alamance County, but she never showed up. 

The Guilford County Sheriff’s Office has been searching for her, including the woods and have entered her information into a national database and released her info to media outlets, but they have only received one tip. 

Currently, law enforcement does not know if she does not want to be found or if she had an accident or there was foul play.  It was noted she did not take her personal items with her, including her purse and cell phone, nor her vehicle. 

Nancy is 5’2″ tall, 125 pounds and wears glasses.  She was last seen wearing a black or red shirt and blue jeans.  If you have any information as to her whereabouts, please let us know. 

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