UPDATE: Body of missing Whiting woman found

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SIOUX CITY, Iowa (KCAU) – UPDATE: With the help of concerned family members and friends, the Monona County Sheriff’s office has located what is believed to be the body of Amy Pliss.

KCAU 9 spoke with family members of Pliss who said her body was recovered near the site of the accident a little after 6 p.m. Wednesday.

The Sheriff’s office said her remains were transported to a Sioux City hospital for positive identification.

Sheriff Jeffrey Pratt also thanked the many citizens and other agencies that assisted in the search. 

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They said that Amy Renae Pliss, 36, of Whiting, was last seen early Tuesday morning in Sloan. A vehicle she was believed to been driving was found in Whiting, Iowa Tuesday at 6:30 a.m. The vehicle had been involved in a crash.

Authorities don’t know if Pliss was injured in the crash and may have walked away or was picked up by someone. They searched the area and didn’t find her. Residents in the Whiting area were asked to search outbuildings to make sure she didn’t seek shelter. 

Pliss is described as a white female, weighing 119 pounds and being 5-feet, 2-inches tall.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Monona County Sheriff’s Office 712-433-1414 or 1-800-859-1414.

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