MT. VERNON – A 38-year-old Waterloo woman reported missing since Jan. 8 was found dead in her minivan in the Mt. Vernon Walmart parking lot Tuesday afternoon.
According to Mt. Vernon Police, Lauren Miller was found just before 5pm, over 70 miles from the Dollar Tree in Troy where she was last seen.
The Mt. Vernon Police Department then contacted Troy Police about Miller being found. The Troy Police Department said via a social media post Miller was insulin-dependent and used a wheelchair after recently having a leg amputated, noting she had not been taking her medication.
As of early Tuesday evening, there was no official cause of death and an investigation regarding her why she was in Mt. Vernon is ongoing.