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Body Found in Brewster County, Officials Investigating

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NewsWest 9

BREWSTER COUNTY – NewsWest 9 has learned that a body was found in Brewster County.

Details regarding the discovery are still coming in to the NewsWest 9 newsroom.

The Brewster County Sheriff's Office tells NewsWest 9, after questioning of 49-year-old Judith Broughton, that she told them where she buried her mother's body.

Judith Broughton was recently sentenced to 10 years in federal prison for hiding her father's body at a storage facility in Kentucky and cashing in the father's Social Security benefits.

As you may recall, Mary Broughton, Judith's mother, had been missing since the middle of February and March.

We're told authorities went out to the area, did some digging and found a body at the location that Judith Broughton gave.

Officials say the body still has to be positively identified.

NewsWest 9 will continue to follow this developing story.

Stay tuned to NewsWest 9 and NewsWest9.com for the very latest.

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