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Lynn Jackenheimer Missing: Authorities unsure if body found in NC is Ohio mother, investigators say

Lynn Jackenheimer is seen in this undated personal photo. Personal Photo

Undated photo of missing Ohio mother Lynn Jackenheimer
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(CBS/AP) MANTEO, N.C. - Medical examiners could determine as early as Monday whether a body found on North Carolina's Outer Banks is that of missing Ohio mother Lynn Jackenheimer, says a North Carolina sheriff.

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Dare County Sheriff Doug Doughtie said Sunday that detectives need help in identifying a corpse found about 20 to 30 miles away from where 33-year-old Jackenheimer disappeared. Sheriff's investigators were unable to tell if the body is a woman or a man.

Jackenheimer was reported missing when she didn't come home from a vacation on the Outer Banks with her two children and her on-and-off boyfriend, Nate Summerfield.

Police said Summerfield dropped the children off in Ashland and drove away. Summerfield's brother called police to say Summerfield told him he strangled the woman.

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