Missing Saskatoon woman sought by police found in river by Denholm

The Saskatoon Police Service is asking the public for help in locating Dorothy Rogers.
The search for Dorothy Rogers has ended tragically after an abandoned vehicle was found near a river by Denholm, Sask. Saskatoon Police Service / Supplied

A search for a missing Saskatoon woman ended tragically after an abandoned vehicle was located earlier this week south of Denholm, Sask. The body of Dorothy Rogers, 61, was found on Wednesday.

On Monday, Battlefords RCMP received a complaint about a vehicle on a grid road near the North Saskatchewan River.

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Investigation revealed the vehicle belonged to Rogers and that she was had been reported as missing by her family on June 4 to the Saskatoon Police Service.

Saskatoon police said Rogers last spoke to her family on May 31 and she may have been driving to Borden to visit a friend.

On Tuesday, searchers mobilized to conduct a ground search of the immediate area.

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The RCMP underwater recovery team was also deployed due to the vehicle’s close proximity to the river.

At around 4 p.m. CT on Wednesday, the team located the body of Rogers in the water near her vehicle.

RCMP are not considering foul play and believe her death was non-criminal in nature. An autopsy is expected to take place later this week.