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Body of Unidentified Woman Found at Wallace Falls
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April 23, 2018
 
CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications, Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office
[email protected], 425-388-3377, Media line: 425-249-6263
 
GOLD BAR, Wash. –  The body of an unidentified woman has been recovered from the pond below the lower falls at Wallace Falls State Park.  Visitors to the area who were taking photos noticed the woman's body bobbing in the water and called 911 around 4 p.m.     Fire District 26, assisted by Fire District 7, arrived on-scene to search the waters and the Sheriff's Office helicopter, SnoHAWK1, conducted an aerial search.  With assistance from the Sheriff's Office Dive Team, the body was recovered from the water and transported by fire units to be handed over to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner.

The visitors who called 911 do not know the woman, nor has anyone at the park come forward to report a missing person.  At this time, the identity of the woman or how she came to be in the water is unknown.  The Medical Examiner will work to identify the deceased, as well as provide a cause and manner of death. 

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