Great Smoky Mountains National Park -- The body of Mitzie Sue "Susan" Clements, 53, was found Tuesday afternoon near Clingman's Dome.


Clements was found about two miles west of the Clingmans Dome parking area, and three-quarters of a mile south of the Appalachian Trail.

No further details were expected Tuesday evening from the park.

More than 500 miles of trails had been searched in the park to find the woman, who went missing on September 25 while out for a hike with her daughter.The   North Carolina – Tennessee border was searched.

Clements and her daughter had separated on their hike, with plans to meet back at the Clingmans Dome parking lot.

The investigation continues.


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