Montgomery area, July 30 – Lieutenant Scott Spencer, the spokesman for the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, made this tragic announcement this morning:
“It is with a heavy heart that we inform you that the body of Theresa Kirkpatrick was found this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends during this difficult time. Theresa was found deceased in the search area and our Detectives are on scene as this is still an active investigation. We are working with the Walker County Sheriff’s Office and will have an update as soon as we have more information to share.
“Thank you to the numerous law enforcement agencies and nonprofit organizations that assisted in locating Theresa.”
Due to where Theresa Kirkpatrick’s body was found, the Walker County Sheriff’s Office will resume the lead agency in the investigation. The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and Texas Rangers will be assisting.