After more than a month of investigating, Georgetown police found the body of a missing woman in the trunk of her brother's car and now they are searching for him. The woman's name is not being released pending the notification of all of her family.
However, police chief William Reeves says the body was mummified and so badly decomposed it had been in the trunk for quite some time. Scott county coroner John Goble and State Forensic Anthropologist Emily Craig could not determine a cause of death because of the decomposition. Investigators are trying to figure out if she was murdered, then placed in the trunk or if she died of natural causes then hidden there.
Police have named the woman's brother, Tim Brown as a person of interest. Brown's car was located out of state, then towed back to Kentucky where a search warrant was executed. That's when the body was found in the trunk.
Chief Reeves says Brown was her sole care- taker because she was wheelchair bound and had limited mobility. However, he says it appears she had been dead for some time, while Brown was collecting and spending her money.
Brown is on the run and Reeves says he has likely changed his appearance to avoid being caught.