The Atlanta Police Dept. has identified the woman found dead on Sept. 21 on Hortense Place in Northwest Atlanta.

After media reports of the body found, a family member of the deceased contacted the police and provided the identity of the person. She has been identified as 17-year-old Dennetta Franks of Carrollton, Georgia.

Franks was reported missing to Columbus Police on Sept. 9. Investigators are continuing their efforts to identify anyone involved in the homicide.

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