Huntsville FBI worker found dead in North Carolina forest

Top Stories

NANTAHALA, N.C. (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of an FBI photographer whose husband said she drowned in a creek in North Carolina.

Emergency call records obtained by The Asheville Citizen-Times say a man reported a woman falling into water and not being able to get out on Oct. 6.

Graham County Chief Deputy Chuck Stewart tells a local news station that the call was placed by the husband of Kathleen Polce Miller, a forensic photographer from Huntsville, Alabama.

Authorities found her body the next day. Stewart says the husband said they had stopped in the Nantahala National Forest while on their way to a campsite.

An official cause of death is pending. The FBI says Miller wasn’t on duty.

Original Story:

A Huntsville FBI worker has been found dead in North Carolina, according to the Graham County Sheriff’s Office there.

The sheriff’s office reports Kathleen Miller’s body was found in the Nantahala National Forest on Monday. That’s in the far west part of the state.

They say Miller was a forensic photographer. A criminal investigation is now going on.

Stay with WZDX News as more information is released.

Death Investigation A deceased woman at the center of a multi-agency investigation has been publicly identified, after…

Posted by Graham County Sheriff's Office on Saturday, October 12, 2019

©TEGNA Inc. 2019. All Rights Reserved.

More from WZDX News

More Don't Miss

Get our WZDX News & Weather Apps