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Missing 20-year-old Streamwood woman found dead

Updated: November 23, 2012 12:01PM

(STREAMWOOD) A 20-year-old Streamwood woman who had been reported missing earlier this month was found dead in a park in the northwest suburb on Thanksgiving Day.

Rachel Morris was last seen on Monday, Nov. 12, about 8 p.m., in the area of 777 S. Bartlett Rd., near Shady Oaks Park in Streamwood, Streamwood police said in a missing person alert issued after her disappearance.

Morris was found on Thursday in a wetland area of the park, police said.

She was pronounced dead at the scene at 5:41 p.m., according to the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office.

Police said Morris had a history of substabce and alcohol abuse. An autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death, was scheduled for Friday.

Anyone with information and/or concerns is urged to contact the Streamwood Police Department Investigations Division at (630) 736-3700. Confidential/anonymous information can be left on the police crime tip line at (630) 736-3719.

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