The search for Ida Cragnolini, 70, ended in tragedy on Tuesday.
Mrs. Cragnolini was found deceased in the Trail area at approximately 10:15 a.m.
She was reported missing from the Waneta area Sunday afternoon, with the last sighting being near Gyro Park at 4 p.m. that day.
Since then, hundreds of volunteers knocked door-to-door, scoured streets and swept through back yards alongside police, fire rescue, and Search and Rescue teams from South Columbia,Rossland, Castlegar and Nelson as well as the East Kootenay, and Okanagan regions.
RCMP news release issued Tuesday 4:30 p.m.:
The Trail and Greater District RCMP is regretfully confirming that Ida Cragnolini, the missing 70 year old woman who was reported missing on Sunday Nov. 20, was located Tuesday morning, deceased.
At this time there are no indications of foul play being involved in her death. The Trail RCMP is continuing to assist the BC Coroners Services with their investigation.