Body of Missing Indianapolis Woman Found in Columbus on Sandbar

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A photo of Jacqueline Watts, 33, provided by the Columbus Police Department (WISH-TV).

The New York Daily News reported that the passenger side door of the vehicle was open, and a cellphone and purse were found inside.

When it appeared like foul play had been involved in Watts' disappearance, Jenn Watts Barrie, her sister-in-law, took to Facebook to request her community's help in locating Jacqueline Watts. Authorities were contacted when she didn't come home.

According to WTHR, Watts's body was located around 8:30 a.m. Saturday on a sandbar in the Flatrock River.

Columbus police announced that they have found the body of an Indianapolis woman who went missing Friday afternoon.

Wrote Barrie in part: "She dropped their dogs off at my parents" house and rabbit off at her parents' house and no one heard from her afterward'.

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Officers searching the surrounding area recovered Watts' body next to the Flatrock River on Saturday morning, less than half a mile from her auto.

Family members tell FOX59 Jacqueline was planning on flying to Washington D.C. with her husband.

Watts' body was found in Noblitt Park roughly 120 miles away from the Delphi trail where Liberty German, 14, and 13-year-old Abby Williams were discovered dead on February 14.

Police said they are unsure of when an autopsy will be completed but said her death is "suspicious".

For the time being, the investigators are not sure about how Watts died and are waiting for the coroner's report which is due on Monday. Not releasing the manner of death of 33 y/o Jacqueline Watts. Last seen wearing black trousers and gray shirt.

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