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July 22, 2019

Body of Hiker Found After Week Long Search

The body of an Ohio woman was found in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park late Tuesday afternoon, a week after she went missing  near Clingmans Dome, according to park officials.

Search crews found the body of Mitzie Sue “Susan” Clements approximately two miles west of the Clingmans Dome parking area.

Her cause of death is unknown at this time.

Clements, 53, of Cleves, Ohio, had been missing since Sept. 25th.

About The Author

Andy has worked in broadcasting around Western North Carolina over the last 17 years. He serves as the Operations Manager and Program Director for WRGC and WBHN. “I’ve been with the crew here at Five Forty Broadcasting since the idea of bringing the station back to Jackson County at 540-AM. I feel a personal connection with community radio and the area”. In the past, Andy has worked with iHeart Media and Sky Country Broadcasting. He resides in Haywood County.

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