Missing mother found dead in Hickman County

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HICKMAN COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Authorities have located the body of a Hickman County mother reported missing nearly two weeks ago.

According to the Hickman County Sheriff’s Office, 30-year-old Carolyn Pope was found dead Wednesday night in a heavily wooded area in Wrigley. An autopsy will be performed to determine an official cause of death.

Pope, who lived in Fairview with her grandmother and five-year-old daughter, was reportedly last seen alive October 12 at a residence on Tidwell Lane. Her grandmother filed a missing person’s report the following day, investigators explained.

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Carolyn Pope (Photo: Submitted)

The Hickman County Sheriff’s Office said Thursday afternoon that warrants had been issued for Mitchell Hinderliter and Christopher Hall on charges including abuse of a corpse, evidence tampering and filing a false report. Both were already jailed on unrelated charges, deputies revealed.

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