The body of a missing woman was recovered from the Columbia River shoreline near Crescent Bar on July 24.

43-year-old Christa Gerard was reported missing by her family the night before after she did not return from floating the river, according to a release from the Grant County Sheriff’s Office. Gerard is from Lynnwood and she had been staying with her family in the Crescent Bar area.

After she was reported missing, law enforcement searched overnight before her body was located along the shore near Crescent Bar the morning of July 24, the report said.

Coroner Craig Morrison will be conducting the autopsy; there are no signs of foul play, according to the report.

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