Earthly body located; Actress Misty Upham 32 - Auburn, Washington

Update, Thursday at 9:17 p.m. PT: The body of actress Misty Upham has been transferred to the King County Medical Examiner's office in Washington state for positive identification, after a nearly five-hour recovery operation. Upham's manager confirmed to TheWrap that the body found was hers.

A police statement on Facebook said:

"Because a purse containing identification of Misty Upham was at the scene the body is presumed to be that of Upham. The Auburn Police Department states that there is no initial evidence or information to indicate foul play; however the Medical Examiner will make the final determination."

The police statement said Upham's body was found by a person in the search party organized by her family at about 1 pm on Thursday. The police found her body "approximately 150 feet down a steep embankment near the river heavily covered in brush. It took a 10-person crew to recover the body from the steep and wooded area," according to the statement.


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