Mysterious Woman in Black reaches her destination

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A mysterious woman who has become a social media sensation for walking the countryside is now asking her privacy to be respected.

The woman identified by family as Elizabeth Poles was recently spotted in Tennessee.

But Wednesday police in Winchester, Virginia claimed the 56-year-old was there and she told them she had reached her destination.

Poles, known as the Woman in Black, has become an internet sensation as people in at least five states documented her journey online walking the highways.

Police say she is originally from Winchester and plans on staying in the area.