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Woman found dead, near abandoned car

GRINNELL (KWWL) -- Searchers discovered the body of a woman Friday night, hours after finding her abandoned car in a ditch.

The Poweshiek County Sheriff says deputies found the car of Vickie Haines of Grinell in a ditch of 80th Street around 1:00 pm Friday. Family members said Haines had left her home late Monday or early Tuesday and hadn't been seen since. A search found Haines' body in a farm field near where her car was found.

The sheriff is awaiting an autopsy to determine how she died.

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