South Bay Woman Missing for a Year Found Dead in Car

Monday, Dec 14, 2009  |  Updated 12:00 PM PDT
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South Bay Woman Missing for a Year Found Dead in Car

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The Santa Clara County medical examiner's office has identified  the body found in an abandoned vehicle earlier this month as a Milpitas woman  missing for nearly a year.   

 Donna Dowell was 68 years old when her family reported her missing  to Milpitas police on Dec. 20, 2008.    

On Dec. 4, 2009 a hiker found Dowell's body in her 2002 silver Honda  Accord near Calaveras Boulevard at Felter Road, in an unincorporated area of  Santa Clara County near Milpitas.    

The medical examiner's office used dental records to identify  Dowell, sheriff's Sgt. Rick Sung said.    

Sung said the circumstances surrounding Dowell's death are still  under investigation. When she was first reported missing last year, Milpitas  police said Dowell had recently been depressed and had mentioned suicide.

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