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Missing Waterloo Woman Found Dead in Mt. Vernon Walmart Parking Lot

MT. VERNON – A 38-year-old Waterloo woman that was reported missing since last Friday was found dead in her minivan in the Mt. Vernon Walmart parking lot Tuesday afternoon.

Reports say Lauren Miller was found just before 5 p.m., some 70+ miles from the Dollar Tree in Troy where she was last seen.

The Mt. Vernon Police Department contacted the Troy Police Department that Miller was found and Troy Police said via a social media post that Miller was insulin-dependent and used a wheelchair after recently having a leg amputated. They also said she had not been taking her medication.

As of early Tuesday evening, there was no official word on her cause of death and the investigation on why she ended up in Mt. Vernon is still ongoing at this time.