Deputies find missing Pulaski woman's body, make arrest

Missing woman Sherry Wallace PHOTO: GCSD

The Giles County Sheriff's Department arrested a man after finding a missing woman's body on his property.

According to the GCSD, the Pulaski Co. Police asked deputies to help with the case for missing Sherry Wallace, 57, from Pulaski.

Investigators questioned 60-year-old Morris Crook and later charged him with kidnapping Wallace. They found Wallace's car on Crook's property, prompting a homicide investigation.

Cook was arrested Saturday after an extensive search uncovered Wallace's body near Crook's home.

The GCSD and Pulaski Police worked with the 22nd Judicial District Attorney General’s Office, Giles County Office of Emergency Management, Giles County Emergency Medical Services, Giles County Medical Examiner’s Office, Giles County Fire and Rescue, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, South Eastern Search and Rescue Teams, Search Dog Teams from Clarksville, TN, Columbia Maury County Office of Emergency Management, Tennessee Highway Patrol Air Support Unit, Officer Farms for use of equipment during the investigation.

The GCSD said the case is active and other charges were pending as of Monday.

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