Lowndes Coroner issues report on woman's death

Lowndes Coroner issues report on woman's death

VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Last May 31, the Valdosta Police Department released the identity of a woman whose body was found in a vacant house on Westwood Drive.

Billie Joann Boyd, 42, was reported missing last Wednesday, May 23.

Thursday, August 16, the Lowndes County Coroner,  Austin Fiveash, issued a statement on his investigation, saying that the cause of death is listed as accidental.

"The Coroners investigation into the death of Billie Boyd has concluded. After reviewing the findings at the scene, autopsy, toxicology, and consultation with the detectives at the Valdosta Police Department the manner of death has been ruled Accidental.

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