Body of missing jogger Eliza Fletcher identified

Eliza Fletcher, Memphis teacher, was found dead in a wooded area outside of Memphis.

Her body was found by a search party that was looking for her after she was reported missing.

Fletcher's body was found in a wooded area off of Interstate 40 near the Shelby-Fayette County line.

Eliza Fletcher, a 26-year-old teacher from Memphis, Tennessee, was found dead in the early hours of Wednesday morning, the victim of an apparent homicide.

Her body was discovered by police in a remote wooded area near her home. Fletcher's death comes just days after she was reported missing by her family.

Her disappearance sparked a massive search effort by local and state law enforcement, but it was ultimately unsuccessful.

Friends, family, and co-workers of Eliza Fletcher are struggling to comprehend how their beloved colleague could be dead.

Eliza Fletcher had been missing from her home in Memphis, Tennessee for days when the family finally got the call they had dreaded.

Authorities later identified the body as that of the missing teacher. Her kidnapper, however, refused to disclose how he killed her.