Jennifer Huston's body, Lexus found
The mystery of a missing Dundee mom has ended in tragedy.
Tuesday, Hustons body was located a short distance from the 1999 Lexus LX sport utility she was last seen driving July 24. There is no indication foul play was involved, Newberg Dundee Police said in a statement.
The SUV was spotted down Southeast Gopher Valley Road, just off Highway 18, near Sheridan, Ore., police confirm.
Capt. Chris Bolek said the license plates of the Lexus located on the remote road matches those of Hustons vehicle. Just before 10:30 a.m., the vehicle was spotted by the property owner, who reported it to police. Once deputies confirmed the vehicle was in fact Hustons, they discovered her body nearby during a sweep of the surrounding area.
A formal search for Huston ended Saturday, but friends and family vowed to continue looking.
The 38-year-old Dundee mother of two has not been seen since July 24 after she gassed up the SUV at a Circle K in Newberg.
Hustons husband, Kallen Huston, said she was acting erratically the night she left to run errands. Police said bank records show she bought snacks and sleeping pills from a Rite Aid.
In a press conference last week, Kallen Huston said, If you can come home, do.
The boys need you, I need you.
It is unconfirmed whether Huston was in the vehicle or not.
Reports suggested Huston had been spotted on a ferry to the San Juan Islands last week, but that search turned up nothing.
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