MARYVILLE, Tenn. — The daughter of a missing woman has been arrested after authorities say they found human remains on her property.

Knoxville News Sentinel reports ( ) 47-year-old Karen Walker Headrick was arrested Friday and charged with criminal homicide and abuse of a corpse.

The Blount County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that deputies found the remains in a burned pile on Headrick’s property. Investigators also found a makeshift grave a short distance away and chemicals used to conceal the decomposing body.

Headrick’s mother, 69-year-old Mary Ruth Walker, was reported missing May 9. Authorities have not released the identity of the deceased.

It’s unclear if Headrick has a lawyer.

Information from: Knoxville News Sentinel,