Missing Woman Found Dead

Wednesday, March 14th 2007, 9:13 am
By: News On 6

COFFEYVILLE, Kan. (AP) -- The body of a missing southeast Kansas woman has been recovered, and a suspect is in custody in what Coffeyville Police call a homicide investigation.

23-year-old Rachel Dennis had been missing for a week, her body was found Tuesday afternoon in the Verdigris River near Coffeyville. The Dennis was last seen early on March 6th when she left a service station with a man.

A family member said a tip led officials to a spot along the Verdigris River.

The body has been sent to Shawnee County for an autopsy.