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Coroner identifies woman found dead on I-65

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, AL (WBRC) -

The Jefferson County Coroner's Office has identified the body of a woman found on the side of I-65 between Walker Chapel Road and Fieldstown Road.

The woman is identified as Jennifer Leigh Butler, a 28-year-old woman from Huntsville. She was identified through her medical records, the coroner's office said.

Butler's body was found on Monday morning on the side of interstate after a stranded driver saw the body and reported it to officials.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office described her as a white female with brown hair and a tongue piercing.

Authorities say she was only wearing spandex pants, a white bra and an orange Six Flags wristband.

Butler's mother said she had gone to Six Flags on Tuesday, June 10.

A spokesperson for the coroner's office said there are no signs of trauma or foul play in Butler's death.

The coroner's office is still waiting on toxicology results, which usually takes about two or three weeks to come back from the state lab.

The Sheriff's Office says Butler had been visiting friends in Birmingham on Friday, June 13.

That was the last time anyone heard from her, according to Sgt. Jack Self.

Police determined Butler last used her ATM card in Bessemer on Friday night. The ATM camera captured a photo of her and a black male getting money out on Friday evening.

Sgt. Self said she did not appear to be under any duress at the time the ATM photo was taken, but that doesn't mean she wasn't.

The Sheriff's Office wants to speak with the man in the photo.

Butler's mom filed a missing persons report with the Huntsville Police Department on Sunday, June 16.

Butler's car, a silver 2010 Mazda, is also reported missing and is now listed as a stolen vehicle. The car has an Alabama license plate with a tag number 47FM569.

She was seen driving her car in Bessemer on Friday, June 13.

The Sheriff's Office is still working to find out how Butler ended up on the side of the interstate. Investigators believe she died somewhere else and her body was dumped on the side of the road.

Sgt. Self says that will have to wait for the official cause of death before determining if any charges will be filed in the case.

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