HATTIESBURG, Miss. - The Hattiesburg Police released the name of the woman who's body was found on Davis street Saturday.
The victim has been identified as Ann Georgian. Georgian's family contacted police after not hearing from her for a couple of days.
Family members informed police Georgian fit the description of the unknown woman found in the woods.
Georgian's body was found in a wooded area behind the Hattiesburg Public School District office.
Authorities said her dog is also missing. The department believes Georgian was killed in the area early Saturday morning and her death has been ruled a homicide.
The cause of death is not being released at this time and the investigation is ongoing.
If you have any information you can call police at (601) 544-7900.