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Oglesby pleads not guilty in decomposed body case

 The decomposed body was found in the storage unit on Oct. 7 after a report of a suspicious odor.
Jane Carlson
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Tri States Public Radio
The decomposed body was found in the storage unit on Oct. 7 after a report of a suspicious odor.

A Maquon woman pleaded not guilty on charges she concealed a dead body in a storage unit.

Marcy Oglesby, 50, appeared in Knox County court Monday and waived her right to a preliminary hearing, after being unshackled by a sheriff’s deputy.

She is represented by a public defender and remains in custody at the Knox County jail.

Authorities investigating a report of a suspicious odor discovered badly decomposed human remains on Oct. 7 in a storage unit across the street from Oglesby’s house in Maquon.

Oglesby was treated for a medical condition at a local hospital and then detained on Oct. 12.

She also was arrested on two Fulton County warrants for fraud and deceptive practice.

Ninth Circuit Judge Richard Gambrell set a pre-trial conference in the case for December 5th.

The remains have not yet been identified.

A motion to reduce bail is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, and Ninth Circuit Judge Richard Gambrell set a pre-trial conference in the case for Dec. 5.

The remains have not yet been identified.

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Jane Carlson