UPDATE: Body matching description of missing teen found near car that crashed on Bent Mountain; foul play not suspected

Published: Dec. 31, 2016 at 3:40 PM EST
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A body matching the description of Sarabeth Hammond has been found near the car that crashed on Bent Mountain.

Items belonging to Hammond were also been found.

Foul play is not suspected.

Check back soon for more updates.


Authorities say missing teen Sarabeth Hammond's car has been located on Bent Mountain in Roanoke County.

Hammond, 17, was driving a white Hyundai Elantra with a New York license plate. The car was found off-road.

The last time anyone heard from her was Dec. 28, and she hasn't responded to text messages from her mother. Search crews looked for any sign of Hammond on Bent Mountain Dec. 30 but called off the search later that day.

Authorities will hold a press conference with new information Saturday, Dec. 31.