Waffle House waitress found slain near Athens

Friday, May 31, 2013 12:16 PM
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WATKINSVILLE, Ga. — Authorities are investigating the death of a 38-year-old Waffle House waitress as a homicide after her body was found on the side of a road in northeast Georgia.

The Athens Banner-Herald reports Misty Michelle Myrick’s death was deemed a homicide after a medical exam.

The woman, from the small town of Lexington, was found dead Wednesday afternoon on the shoulder of Simonton Bridge Road after a passing motorist spotted her body

Oconee County sheriff’s officials would not disclose how she was killed.

Myrick has apparently worked at Waffle House restaurants in and around Athens.

Oconee County sheriff’s Chief Deputy Lee Weems would not comment on her occupation as he said that it could have a bearing on the investigation. He also declined to elaborate on possible suspects.

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rmwhitley 05/31/13 - 05:14 pm
God bless

Misty Michelle Myrick's soul.

Cadence 06/02/13 - 12:05 am
More to her than that

I know at this point the paper can only go with the information they have, but I am sure there was more to this poor lady than being a Waffle House waitress. She must have had loved ones and hopes and dreams and someone took her future from her, murdered her, and dumped her beside a road. I hope they catch the killer.

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