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APD: Missing Woman Found Dead in Vehicle in Westgate Mall Parking Lot


The Amarillo Police Department has now confirmed that the woman who was found dead is Tara Higgs Spears, who was reported missing on Monday, March 12. She was last seen on Thursday, March 7. 

Police said there is no evidence supporting foul play in this case.




A person is found dead in a vehicle in the Westgate Mall parking lot.

According to the Amarillo Police Department, officers were called out to the parking lot by the men's Dillard's on a possible dead body in a car.

APD said an officer found the vehicle and the body.

APD Special Crimes and crime scene investigators are on scene. 

Officials said they are working to identify the body.

This is a developing story. Stay with for the latest.


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