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RCMP confirms body of missing woman found near Schanzenfeld

Maria Pluschnik. Morden RCMP handout

Morden RCMP said Tuesday they’ve identified a body found in the RM of Stanley as that of Maria Pluschnik, a missing woman.

Pluschnik, 25, of Schanzenfeld, a small community south of Winkler, was last seen on Thursday evening driving a green Dodge Caliber.

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The Dodge was found abandoned three days later on Road 22 West and Road 8 North.

RCMP said it appeared to be stuck in a snowdrift and had been there for some time.

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