FORT VALLEY, Ga. — On Tuesday, a Fort Valley State University student's remains were found Crawford County near the Peach-Crawford county line.
The university has released a statement on Wednesday sending condolences to Anitra Gunn's loved ones.
"We are intensely saddened to learn of Anitra Gunn’s death,” FVSU President Paul Jones said in a news release.
Days after 23-year-old Gunn was reported missing, law enforcement officials recovered her body around 3:20 p.m.
In the release, FVSU says Gunn was a "dedicated student."
“On behalf of the entire campus community, we wish to convey our most heartfelt condolences to her family, friends and other loved ones. Her loss is a tragedy for all those who loved Anitra, for Fort Valley State University and our entire community," Jones said.
According to GBI Special Agent JT Ricketson, her body was recovered in Crawford County near the Peach-Crawford county line.
The university says licensed professional counselors will be providing support to students to help them process their grief.
Additional counseling support will be available through the University System of Georgia’s Crisis Response Team, the release says. Counseling support for faculty and staff can be accessed through the Employee Assistance Program.
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