RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A woman last seen leaving a Virginia restaurant where she worked on Independence Day has been found dead in a corn field, authorities said.

Hope Ann Aheimer, 26, who worked at a pizza restaurant on Dock Street, was seen leaving the area late Saturday night. She was reported missing to Henrico police late Sunday afternoon.

On Tuesday, police said they were notified of a “suspicious situation” in which a vehicle was seen in a cornfield. Authorities found Aheimer’s body and her vehicle in the area in eastern Henrico.

Police aren’t saying how Aheimer may have died. They have classified the incident as a death investigation.

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