The Nash County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday confirmed that a decomposing body found by a Department of Transportation worker on Tuesday is Diana Alejandra Keel, WTVD reports. A homicide investigation is underway. Husband Lynn Keel is considered a person of interest.
Lynn Keel was brought into the sheriff's office for questioning and to help identify Keel's body, ABC News reports. Sheriff's officials said foul play was "definitely" involved.
Diana Keel's decomposing body was found in a wooded area about 30 miles away from where she disappeared. Nash County Sheriff Keith Stone said there were other "persons of interest" in the case. Her husband was released after questioning and has not been charged.