A popular iPhone smartphone app led police to the body of a missing Atlanta woman on Wednesday, WSBTV reports.
Police found the body of a woman along a dirt trail near a school at 3 AM Wednesday. Her family had reported her missing. Police have not released the name of the missing woman who is in her 30s.
The woman’s boyfriend used the “Find My Friends” app on his iPhone phone to ping the woman’s phone off M.L.K. Jr. Drive SW near Atlanta Heights Charter School.
The app led him to a wooded area behind the Martin House at Adamsville Place senior living community, the AJC.com reports.
After finding the woman’s shoe in the woods, the boyfriend flagged down a police officer, according to Atlanta Police Lt. Carven Tyus.
Police do not consider the woman’s boyfriend to be a suspect in the case.
“We’ll be reaching out to family members, trying to ascertain where exactly the victim was, who she was last seen with, and we’ll just seek help from the public in identifying what happened here,” Tyus said.
Detectives said there is no obvious trauma to the body and that the cause of death is still under investigation.
“Were asking the public, if anyone has information, to reach out to the Atlanta homicide unit,” Tyus said.