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Body of missing Brockville woman found in wooded area

Police say 46-year-old Rebecca Neilson's body was found by a search party Sunday in the a wooded area southeast of Hubell Street and Strowger Boulevard. Brockville police

The search for a missing Brockville woman has come to a tragic end.

Brockville police say 46-year-old Rebecca Neilson was found dead in a wooded area southeast of the Hubell Street and Strowger Boulevard intersection on Sunday.

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She was last seen in that area Feb. 2 between 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.

Police say several community members conducted a search in the area and her body was found soon after the search began.

The search was organized on Facebook by friends of Neilson. According to the Facebook page devoted to the task, 200 people participated on Sunday to help locate Neilson.

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Police say the case has been turned over to the coroner’s office.

There is currently no threat to public safety but police are waiting for a cause of death to determine whether or not to treat her death as suspicious. They say there is nothing pointing to that conclusion so far.

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