BRAINERD -- Authorities says a Brainerd woman who went missing earlier this week has been found dead.

Crow Wing County Sheriff Scott Goddard says the body of 34-year-old Jenna Bartylla was found Friday in a wooded area near where she was last seen by witnesses.

Bartylla's family reported her missing on Wednesday.

Sheriff Goddard says the case remains under investigation.

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