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Body of missing Utah woman found inside car submerged in Idaho reservoir

Kay Prince Vest
Kay Prince Vest

DOWNEY, Idaho (KIFI) - UPDATE 5/17/24: Police believe they found the remains of a missing Utah woman who disappeared in April.

The West Bountiful Police Department received information from the Oneida County Idaho Sheriff's Office regarding the recovery of a submerged vehicle in the Weston Reservoir on May 16, 2024.

The vehicle has been identified as belonging to 80-year-old Kay Prince Vest who went missing on April 8, 2024.

Vest was the subject of a Silver Alert issued on April 8, 2024.

Upon removal of the vehicle from the water, a body was found inside. Based on personal items located within the vehicle and physical descriptions, investigators believe the deceased to be Kay Prince Vest. At this stage of the investigation, there are no obvious signs of foul play.

The investigation is ongoing, and the West Bountiful Police Department is working closely with the Oneida County Sheriff's Office.

ORIGINAL: West Bountiful Police are attempting to locate an 80-year-old woman who was last seen in Downey, Idaho on Highway 91.

Police say Kay Prince Vest left her home in West Bountiful at approximately 2 p.m. on April 8, and she was last seen on April 9 around 4:30 p.m. near Downey, Idaho on Highway 91.

She told a passerby she was trying to get back to her home but didn't want to take I-15. The passerby noted she was acting confused and upset. Police say she does not drive at night, has memory issues and is easily confused.

Her vehicle is a silver 2017 Toyota Camry, Utah In God We Trust license plate W365U.

If you have any information, contact West Bountiful Police at 801-298-6000 or 911.

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