Nicole Mittendorff, 31, of Woodbridge, had been missing since
last week, and authorities found a note in her parked car,
spokeswoman Claire Comer said.
She declined to give details of the note or how she may have
died. Comer said positive identification was pending an autopsy.
Virginia State Police and National Park Service personnel had
searched the park in western Virginia for six days. Her car was
found in a parking lot near a trail.
A website dedicated to finding Mittendorff said: "Nicole has
been found. Our hearts are broken."
The national park said in a Facebook posting that a woman's body
was discovered more than a mile from the parking lot and about
330 yards from the trail in rocky terrain.
(Reporting by Ian Simpson; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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