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Human Remains Confirmed in Franklin County

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Franklin County investigators confirmed Friday that human remains were found inside a burnt vehicle Sunday afternoon.

Investigators say DNA test identified the victim as 53-year-old Vicky Purdy of Henry County.

Deputies also say the car was a 2004 Toyota Corolla that was registered to Purdy.

Deputies say the burnt vehicle was found on Philpott Road at around 3:18 p.m. Sunday. That's where investigators say they found the remains inside.

Investigators want to talk with anyone who saw or smelled smoke in the Philpott Road area in the past two weeks.