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Body Found in Umatilla River Near Mission

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MISSION, Ore. - Umatilla Tribal Police are trying to figure out the identity of a body found in the Umatilla River near Mission.

Investigators say it could be the body of a missing woman, 41-year-old Angela Billy. Two horseback riders searching for Billy found the body Thursday evening. Family members were not able to tell if the body was Billy.

Officers will use dental records and DNA to determine the identity. An autopsy is scheduled for June 3rd.

Family members say Billy went missing on May 22nd. She is a member of the Yakama Nation and is also known as Angela Shippentower and Babette Shippentower.

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