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20C02537 - Body Found At Horselake Road - Updated 03/24/2020

Updated March 24th, 2020

On March 23rd, 2020 a medical examination was completed on the human remains found near Horselake Road last week. The body, discovered on March 17th, 2020 has now been positively identified as 18 year old Hannia “Paulina” Mosqueda Rodriguez of Waterville.  She was originally reported missing to Douglas County Sheriff’s Office in October of 2019.

The circumstances surrounding the death of Ms. Mosqueda Rodriguez are suspicious in nature and are being investigated by Chelan County Sheriff’s Office, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, and Wenatchee Police Department.

If you have any information regarding this incident please call the CCSO Detective Tip-Line at 509-667-6845.   

 

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Sheriff Brian Burnett reports on March 17th, 2020 at approximately 9:30 human remains were discovered in a ravine off of Horselake Road.  A group was walking in the area when one of their dogs discovered part of the remains.  They reported the discovery and Deputies responded. Soon after, the remainder of the body was located.

Chelan County Sheriff’s Office and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office Detectives responded to the scene to begin the investigation.  Washington State Patrol’s Crime Scene Response Team were called in to assist and were processing the scene into the evening.

This morning, the Chelan County Volunteer Search and Rescue group and Washington State Department of Fish and Wildlife Officers will be conducting an evidence search in the area coordinated by CCSO Detectives.

The identity and gender has not been confirmed yet.  An autopsy will be conducted by the end of this week.

 

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Last Updated: 03/24/2020 03:29 PM

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