On Sunday morning at approximately 5 a.m., Monteagle police responded to a call of a body found at Monteagle Green Apartments. Upon arrival, they discovered a woman’s body that appeared to have injuries associated with being struck by a motor vehicle.
Monteagle Police Chief Virgil McNeece requested the assistance of the TBI, who were called in by 12th District Attorney General Michael Taylor. The investigation is ongoing, and no arrests have been made. An autopsy was scheduled for earlier this week, but results have not been made public.
The victim had been identified as Jennifer Layne, 24, of Monteagle.