UPDATE; The Cumberland County Medical Examiner ruled Kristin Westra’s death a suicide, the Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office announced Sunday. Her cause of death was not released.
October 6, 2018, the authorities have announced that a body that likely belongs to Kristin Westra has been found near her home. Children playing in the woods Friday morning found the body, the Portland Press Herald reported. The body has been taken to the medical examiner to determine the cause of death.
Kristin Westra, 47, was last seen Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018 at her home on Lufkin Road in North Yarmouth, Maine. Her husband said she got up around 3 a.m. and he thought she went to sleep in an empty room, but when he woke up, he “realized she wasn’t there.” Monday morning he reported her missing around 9 a.m., Cumberland County Capt. Scott Stewart said in a press conference Tuesday.
Her cell phone, keys, wallet and car was found at home.
Westra is an elementary school teacher and this is out of character for her to disappear. She is 5’10” tall and 140 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair.
Jay Westra talks about Kristin in the video above.
Family and friends have been searching the local area for her. Overcast weather prevented searchers from using a plane to look for her, ABC affiliate WMTW reported.
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