Man's body found, woman still missing

Jan. 08, 2013 @ 04:15 PM
FOREST CITY — The body of a Sandy Mush man was discovered Tuesday morning in a wooded area off Flat Rock and Rambling roads. The man, identified as Ryan Heath Lovelace, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, the Rutherford County sheriff's Department said.  Lovelace was a person of interest in the disappearance of his wife, Deborah Russell Lovelace, who was last seen either Friday or Saturday. 
Rutherford County Sheriff Chris Francis said a search is continuing for Deborah Russell, who was reported missing Monday afternoon by a friend.
Anyone with information about Mrs. Lovelace is asked to call 286-2911 immediately.