Stolen vehicle of deceased 76-year old woman located by authorities

by Kitsey Burns Harrison -

Authorities have located what is believed to be the stolen vehicle of a 76-year old woman whose body was found in Yadkinville on Sept. 11. Yadkin County Sheriff Ricky Oliver said the investigation is ongoing and he could not release any additional details on the case at this time.

On Sept. 11, deputies were conducting a welfare check on Pattie Ball Nixon of Advance. Nixon was located, deceased, in a wooded area off Faith Lane. Her death is being investigated as a homicide. Nixon’s body was sent to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and the Davie County Sheriff’s Office are assisting with the investigation.

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by Kitsey Burns Harrison