EVERETT — A body suspected to be that of missing 89-year-old Ethel O’Neil of Everett was found inside her car in bushes off of 12th Street NE in Lake Stevens, police announced Tuesday.
At about 3:15 p.m. the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office’s helicopter rescue team found the 1987 Chevy Nova belonging to O’Neil, who has been missing since July 16, police said. The vehicle was located in bushes off the 13400 block of 12th St NE in Lake Stevens.
“The flight crew investigated and found the occupant inside the vehicle to be deceased,” Everett police and the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said in a joint news release. “At this time, there is no identity of the occupant. The Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office will take custody of the body to make identification and notify family as well as establish cause and manner of death.”
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