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WENATCHEE - Human remains found March 17 near Wenatchee have been identified as a Waterville woman missing since October 2019.

A medical examination was completed Monday on the remains found near Horselake Road. The body has been identified as 18-year-old Hannia “Paulina” Mosqueda Rodriguez, according to the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office.

“The circumstances surrounding the death of Ms. Mosqueda Rodriguez are suspicious in nature and are being investigated by the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office, Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, and Wenatchee Police Department,” sheriff’s office officials stated.

The remains were discovered March 17 in a ravine off Horselake Road. A group was walking in the area when one of their dogs discovered part of the remains. Deputies responded and the rest of the body was located.

Anyone with possible information is asked to call the Chelan County Detective Tip-Line at 509-667-6845.

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