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Missing Post Falls Woman Found Dead

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FROM THE POST FALLS POLICE DEPT: On Friday afternoon the body of the missing person from Post Falls, Joan Gundlach, was located in the Spokane River. She was located by a group of boaters near Pleasant View Road, on the south side of the river. An autopsy is scheduled for next week. No further information will be released until next week.

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PRESS RELEASE FROM POST FALLS P0LICE DEPARTMENT: On April 24th, just after midnight, an officer with the Post Falls Police Department was completing a routine check of Q'emiln Park in Post Falls when he discovered a vehicle parked at the trail head. The vehicle was unoccupied and registered to  a 70 year old female, Joan Gundlach.The officer investigated further and made contact with the husband of the registered owner.

It was discovered that Joan had been depressed and possibly suicidal when  she left the residence on April 23rd at approximately 10:00 A.M. Joan had not been heard from since.Additional units from the Post Falls Police Department along with assistance from the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office, responded and began to search the park and  the Spokane River. No evidence was found and Joan was not located.

Post Falls Police Detectives responded and are continuing the investigation into the missing person case.Joan was last seen around 10:00 A.M. however no clothing description is available at this time. Joan is a white female, approx 5'8" and 155 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes.

Anyone with information as to Joan's whereabouts is asked to call the Post Falls Police Department at (208) 773-3517 or leave an anonymous tip on our website at www.postfallspolice.com .We will provide additional details as they become available.

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