UPDATE 5/11/21 – The results from the GBI “did not reveal a clear cause of death. However, there were no identified traumatic injuries or trauma,” Lt. Dan Boswell with the Heard County Sheriff’s Office told media.
With the GBI reports not pointing to a clear cause of death, Boswell also said no evidence has been found supporting foul play in the case.
UPDATE. 10/7/20 – Natalie’s car with a body inside has been found. It was found on Roosterville Road and Welcome Road in Roopville, Georgia. Neighbors are saying that the car was not there before.
A Heard County investigator tells FOX 5 they’ve developed a list of persons of interest in Jones’ disappearance. One name on that list belongs to former boyfriend Jonathan Lawrence, who is accused of hiring a hitman to kill a Troup County deputy. Jones was out on bond and wearing an ankle bracelet when Natalie went missing.
Original story: Natalie Jones, 27, is missing from Heard County, Georgia. She was last seen leaving a house on the 200 block of River Chase Drive in Opelika, Alabama on July 5.
She is 5’3″, 130 lbs., has brown hair with blonde highlights and blue eyes and was wearing a pink blouse, white shorts and black sandals with a bow.
Her phone last pinged in Heard County Georgia. The authorities stated her cell phone accessed a Verizon cell tower located south, southeast of Ephesus in the early morning hours of July 5th, 2020.
She also has a tattoo of “Trent” on her right wrist, “Issac” on her left, and star diagram tattooed on her back from shoulder to shoulder, and a baby foot print on her right foot.
Authorities believe she may be traveling in a hot pink Chevy Cavalier, that she painted herself, with GA plate RVE6177. But, it has not been seen anywhere.
Her sister, Tabatha posted, “As of right now there are no new leads. But the best way to help my sister right now is to SHARE, SHARE, SHARE. Share her story and share her pictures and reach as many states and cities as we can in hopes that someone has seen her and will come forward. I cannot stress enough if you see her or her car PLEASE call your local law enforcement so they can get straight to that area. And if you do find her car, do NOT touch it. Thank you !!! We will find you Natalie !! And we will never give up on you!!”
Anyone with information is asked to call 911 or Heard County Sheriff’s Office at 706-675-3329.