Aitkin, MN (KROC-AM News)- Authorities in northern Minnesota believe a body discovered last week was that of a Minnesota woman who had been reported missing earlier this month. 

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The Atkin County Sheriff’s Office says deputies believe they have recovered the body of 55-year-old Anne Wyatt. Deputies discovered the body on Friday in a wooded area near Big Pine Lake, which lies northwest of Mille Lacs Lake. 


The body has been sent to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office to confirm the identification and to determine the cause of death. Investigators do not suspect foul play in the death.

Wyatt was last seen alive in Aitkin County on January 2. The BCA issued a missing person alert for her on January 5. Authorities did not know her direction, clothing and said she did not have her cell phone with her when she went missing.

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