Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, May 30, 2013

UPDATE: Identification of Body Found in River

Boise, May 30, 2013 - The Ada County Coroner has identified the body of the woman found in the Boise River last Saturday. According to the coroner, Amanda Nicole Reyes, 25 died of probably drowning, although the cause of death is pending toxicology tests which will likely take several weeks for results. The coroner says an autopsy found no obvious sign of injury.

The Boise Police investigation into Reyes death continues. At this time, officers have no evidence of foul play. However again, the case remains under active investigation.

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Boise, May 25, 2013 - Boise Police are trying to find some answers after officers pulled a woman's body out of the Boise River this morning. At this time detectives are working with the Ada County Coroners office to identify the woman and find a cause of death. 

What happened: at 9:08 this morning two citizens called 911 reporting what appeared to be a body floating in the river just west of the Main Street bridge.  The citizens were able to watch and follow the body, directing rescuers to their location. A Boise police officer with assistance from the Boise Fire Dive Rescue team was able to reach the woman's body and pull her out near 38th Street in Garden City. It was apparent to rescuers the woman was deceased.

Additional information will be released when available.