UPDATE in Missing JMU Professor Case

By: WHSV News Staff Email
By: WHSV News Staff Email

Investigators have found a body near where they found Harriet Cobb's car.

A medical examiner is now handling the rest of the process and should have the body identified within a week.

No other information is being released at this time.

From March 13th:
BACK CREEK, Va. (AP) -- Virginia State Police are continuing its efforts to find a missing Rockingham County woman after her car was found on the side of a Bath County road.

Officials say the vehicle found Monday near Back Creek on Route 39 belongs to 62-year-old Harriet C. Cobb. She was last seen by her family on Saturday afternoon.

Evidence at the scene indicates no signs of foul play.

Authorities say they've spent the last few days following up leads and searching the area for Cobb by ground and air.

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