The body was discovered Tuesday, Dec. 4, in a secluded area south of Piedmont, approximately four miles off Highway 21 on a dirt road near the old brickyard, reports said.
A forensics team identified the body through dental records, according to reports.
Fuqua has been missing since October 2009.
The Sheriff`s Office is working with the Calhoun/Cleburne County Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force the Calhoun County Cold Case Unit, Piedmont Police and other agencies on the case, reports said.
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