January 13, 2019 3:16 pm

34-year-old missing woman from Maidstone found dead from hypothermia

34-year-old Amanda Michayluk, who went missing on Thursday, was found dead on Friday near Maidstone, Sask.

Amanda Michayluk / Facebook

Amanda Michayluk, the missing 34-year-old from Maidstone, Sask., was found dead on Friday in a farmer’s field during a search and rescue operation.

Michayluk and her father were collecting firewood about five kilometres south of Maidstone when their vehicle got stuck in snow on Thursday.

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Maidstone RCMP’s investigation determined Michayluk was attempting to walk home during a snowstorm.

Michayluk got lost while walking through deep snow on a non-maintained grid road in whiteout conditions.

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She was found about four kilometres from where she was last seen walking.

Police say it appeared she died from exposure and hypothermia.

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