Woman found dead in Weiss Lake identified - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Woman found dead in Weiss Lake identified

The body of a woman found in Weiss Lake on Friday has been identified as Sarah Jane Ortiz, 20, from Valley Head. Source: WBRC The body of a woman found in Weiss Lake on Friday has been identified as Sarah Jane Ortiz, 20, from Valley Head. Source: WBRC
CHEROKEE COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

A body found in Weiss Lake has been identified as a woman who has been reported missing for a few days.

DeKalb County Sheriff's officials identified the person as Sarah Jane Ortiz of Valley Head, 20. Her friends and family reported her missing on July 16.

A fisherman found her body in the lake behind the yellow Creek Missionary Baptist Church around 4:45 p.m. on Friday.

Ortiz' body was sent to the Department of Forensic Sciences in Huntsville. Her cause of death has not yet been released.

Copyright 2014 WBRC. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly