Marquita Medrano's Body Found

By Veronica Dietrich | vdietrich@kamr.com

Published 06/28 2014 05:16PM

Updated 06/28 2014 09:18PM

Hemphill County Sheriff's Office announced June 28th that the body of Marquita Medrano has been recovered.

She and her seven year old niece, Emily Purcell, went missing on Monday while riding horseback near the Canadian River.

Purcell's body was found later that day.

Officials and volunteers continued to search for Medrano throughout the week. 

No word yet on where she was found.

Marquita Medrano was 24 years old.

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