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OffbeatWoman found dead in sleeping bag, wrapped in carpet along Utah road identified after 20 years

23:55  29 november  2018
23:55  29 november  2018 Source:   foxnews.com

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Published November 29. Woman found dead in sleeping bag The Garfield County Sheriff's Office announced the woman known as the "Maidenwater victim" has been identified as Lena Reyes-Geddes Reyes-Geddes' body was found in southeastern Utah near Lake Powell on April 20 , 1998

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Woman found dead in sleeping bag, wrapped in carpet along Utah road identified after 20 years© Getty Utah, Lake Powell, Bullfrog, Ferry Boat Arriving Halls Crossing. (Photo by: Education Images/UIG via Getty Images) Just over two decades after a woman's body was discovered in a sleeping bag wrapped in a carpet along a southeastern Utah highway, officials revealed Wednesday they finally know who she is.

The Garfield County Sheriff's Office announced the woman known as the "Maidenwater victim" has been identified as Lena Reyes-Geddes, who resided in Ohio.

Reyes-Geddes' body was found in southeastern Utah near Lake Powell on April 20, 1998, by a passing motorist.

Officials said she had a fatal gunshot wound to the head. Her body was found covered with plastic bags, wrapped in duct tape, tied with a rope and placed inside a sleeping bag before being wrapped in carpet.

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Her body was found on the side of a road wrapped in a sleeping bag . Woman who was found shot dead in a sleeping bag and wrapped in a carpet on a Utah road has finally been identified 20 Lena Reyes-Geddes, whose body was discovered with a fatal gunshot wound to the head 20

Just over two decades after a woman 's body was discovered in a sleeping bag wrapped in a carpet along a highway in southeastern Utah , officials revealed Wednesday they finally Reyes-Geddes' body was found in southeastern Utah near Lake Powell on April 20 , 1998, by a passing motorist.

Reyes-Geddes was 37-years-old the last time she was seen alive, according to the Charley Project, which compiles information about missing persons. She was supposed to travel in April 1998 to Dallas and then to Laredo, Texas, but it was never clear if she ever arrived there, according to the group.

Her husband reported her missing to police six months after she left to travel to Texas, according to the Charley Project.

"The Garfield County Sheriff's Office is very grateful to give our victim a name and peace to her family," the sheriff's office said. "We are also grateful for the State Bureau of Investigation for their help."

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A murder victim found by law enforcement officers in Ticaboo, Utah , in 1998 was identified in November 2018 as Lena Reyes-Geddes. A female was found with a fatal gunshot wound to her head off a road near Ticaboo, Utah in 1998. The body was covered with plastic bags , wrapped in

Just over two decades after a woman 's body was discovered in a sleeping bag wrapped in a carpet along a highway in southeastern Utah , officials revealed Wednesday they finally Reyes-Geddes' body was found in southeastern Utah near Lake Powell on April 20 , 1998, by a passing motorist.

Investigators had considered that Reyes-Geddes may have been a victim of serial killer Scott Kimball, who is currently serving a 70-year prison sentence in Colorado. Kimball is believed to have killed about 25 people, but has previously denied involvement in other cold-case killings.

But in a statement to FOX13, the Garfield County Sheriff's Office said that the suspect in Reyes-Geddes' murder died by suicide in Nevada in the early 2000s.

The Utah Department of Public Safety said additional details will be announced at a press conference at 4 p.m. ET on Thursday.

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