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Lisa Simone Henderson

APPOMATTOX COUNTY, Va. – A missing Appomattox County woman was found dead in Campbell County, Virginia.

Lisa Simone Henderson, 22, was found dead Tuesday afternoon in a wooded area on Route 24 about 15 minutes from her home, according to the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.

Investigators confirmed that her death is being investigated as a homicide.

Henderson had been missing since Thursday, April 5.

She was last seen in the town of Rustburg, according to WDBJ.

On Sunday morning, her vehicle was located unoccupied in a parking lot on Campbell Avenue. Deputies said they believed she was in extreme danger.

The homicide investigation will be handled by the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.