From Patch Reports
Buckhead woman Stacey Nicole English's body showed no signs of trauma, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. Though the initial autopsy of English's body showed no signs of trauma, police say that does not mean they have ruled out the possibility of foul play, the AJC reported late Wednesday.
The Fulton County Medical Examiner's office has confirmed the body found on St. Johns Avenue in southwast Atlanta is that of , who was reported missing just after Christmas.
The annoucement was issued by the Atlanta Police Department on Wednesday.
"The medical examiner’s Office determined that her cause of death has not been determined and is pending further testing," said Atlanta Police spokesman Carlos Campos. "Investigators will vigorously follow any and all leads to determine the circumstances that led to her death."
Tony English, the father of the missing Buckhead resident, said he received a 7:15 phone call Wednesday morning from the Fulton County Medical Examiner that the body found near Aaron’s Amphitheater at Lakewood Monday was that of his missing daughter, according to WXIA/11Alive and other reports.
The office's chief medical examiner was tracking down fingerprints and dental records of English Tuesday afternoon to compare them with those of the body.
"The decedent is an adult black female, consistent in age with reported missing person Stacey English," said chief medical examiner Randy Hanzlick in a report.
Three men searching for scrap metal Monday found a woman’s body under a tree near the amphitheater. The body was discovered on St. Johns near the Pryor Street intersection.
Atlanta Fire and Rescue spokesman Capt. Jolyon Bundridge said firefighters were notified of the body just before 3 p.m. Monday, according to a story posted late Monday on the AJC.
Robert Kirk of St. Louis, MO, was the last person known to have seen English.