GRAHAM, Wash. – The Pierce County Medical Examiner has identified the body that was found in a car’s trunk at a Graham auto yard last month.
On Tuesday, the medical examiner identified the body as 41-year-old Patricia Soto, who was reported missing for weeks by the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office.
On Dec. 16, deputies said Soto was last seen on Nov. 7 at her home in Burien. She was known to frequent the Granite Falls and Everett areas but was known to be in the Burien and Des Moines areas.
Patricia Soto (Credit: Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office)
On Dec. 21, Sgt. Darren Moss with the Pierce County Sheriff’s Department said the department’s deputies were assisting in an investigation when they found a body in the 21400 block of Meridian Avenue East.
The cause and manner of Soto’s death are still pending.
The investigation remains ongoing.
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