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Update: Missing Woman's Body Found Near Crashed Car

Authorities found a car and the confirmed body of missing woman Sarah Alarid, 19, nearby. The area was initially investigated as a shallow grave discovered earlier Wednesday.

UPDATE: Authorities now confirm that the body found near a crashed car in Angeles National Forest belongs to missing 19-year-old Sarah Alarid, according to KPCC

Authorities discovered a vehicle in a ravine off Angeles National Forest and a body near it, NBC4 reports.

The car found Wednesday off an Angeles National Forest road is reportedly registered to Sarah Alarid, a 19-year-old Canyon Country woman who went missing New Year's Day.  

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesperson Steve Whitmore told NBC4 that investigators made the connection after running a check of the vehicle's license plates Wednesday morning.

Los Angeles County Fire Department and Montrose Search & Rescue Team were called to the location off Sandy Canyon Road.  

The vehicle was found near what was initially investigated as a shallow grave discovered earlier Wednesday.

Both directions of Sand Canyon Road at Bear Divide will be closed during the investigation, according to the California Highway Patrol.  

This article was updated at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. 

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ROBERT E. FISHBACK January 10, 2013 at 10:24 PM
The post described the car and body "NEAR' the shallow grave suspicion. So, you need to direct your comment to the writer of the post. One would assume that the appearance of a grave site would cause a serious look around.
ROBERT E. FISHBACK January 10, 2013 at 11:16 PM
I retract my statement...Still correct, GG
Rose Castillo January 13, 2013 at 07:15 PM
thats sad that they found there dead but if everybody really looks at everything she was coming from a new years party at 3 in the morning im pretty sure that she was drinking but lets hope that wasnt cause of the crash also the weed that was found lets also hope that wasnt hers but i heard that it was her weed but everybody always has something to say and the MEDIA is the worst part of it all cause they TWIST crap around....im so SORRY for the family may she rest in peace and dont worry cause shes in a better place now then being here in this F***** UP world that we live in GOD BLESS the family.....
Rose Castillo January 13, 2013 at 07:24 PM
R.I.P SARAH my prayers out to the family....
patricia ramirez April 26, 2013 at 04:33 AM
R.I.P.. SARAH FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS....PAYED MY RESPECT TO TAKE THE TIME TO.SEE WHERE THIS TRAGGIC ACCURED EARLIER TODAY....R.I.P.... ,♡…

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