Missing Post Falls Woman Found Dead - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Missing Post Falls Woman Found Dead

Posted: Updated:

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.

PREVIOUS STORY:

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.

  • Top Stories from KHQTop StoriesMore>>

  • Police search for attackers after stabbing

    Police search for attackers after stabbing

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 2:38 AM EDT2014-09-16 06:38:49 GMT
    Spokane Police are searching for two suspects after a man walked into an American Medical Response building with stab wounds.It started when a couple were walking near North Madison Street and West Sharpe Avenue with a bike and suitcase Monday night. Two other people approached and tried to steal the belongings. A fight broke out and one of the attackers stabbed the male victim in the back. Both attackers fled with the bike and suitcase.Two bystanders heard the commotion near by and helped tr...More >>
    Spokane Police are searching for two suspects after a man walked into an American Medical Response building with stab wounds.It started when a couple were walking near North Madison Street and West Sharpe Avenue with a bike and suitcase Monday night. Two other people approached and tried to steal the belongings. A fight broke out and one of the attackers stabbed the male victim in the back. Both attackers fled with the bike and suitcase.Two bystanders heard the commotion near by and helped tr...More >>
  • One airlifted after car rolls down embankment

    One airlifted after car rolls down embankment

    Tuesday, September 16 2014 1:07 AM EDT2014-09-16 05:07:20 GMT
    KETTLE FALLS, Wash. - A Northwest MedStar helicopter air lifted one person to Sacred Heart Medical Center after a car rolled down a steep embankment Monday night, according to Ferry County Sheriff Deputies. The crash happened at Deadman Creek Road in Kettle Falls around 9 p.m.. Two people in their 20's were in the car when it rolled down the embankment.More >>
    KETTLE FALLS, Wash. - A Northwest MedStar helicopter air lifted one person to Sacred Heart Medical Center after a car rolled down a steep embankment Monday night, according to Ferry County Sheriff Deputies. The crash happened at Deadman Creek Road in Kettle Falls around 9 p.m.. Two people in their 20's were in the car when it rolled down the embankment.More >>
  • Police ask anonymous tipster to call back

    Police ask anonymous tipster to call back

    Monday, September 15 2014 11:58 PM EDT2014-09-16 03:58:23 GMT
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit is asking for the public's help for more information on a fatal shooting that happened in August. Early on August 10, police found the body of 32-year-old Richard Amodio in the parking lot of the Howard Johnson Motel in North Spokane. The motel is on North Division Street just south of where it intersects with East Euclid Avenue.
    More >>
    SPOKANE, Wash. - The Spokane Police Major Crimes Unit is asking for the public's help for more information on a fatal shooting that happened in August. Early on August 10, police found the body of 32-year-old Richard Amodio in the parking lot of the Howard Johnson Motel in North Spokane. The motel is on North Division Street just south of where it intersects with East Euclid Avenue.

    More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and KHQ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.