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Body Matching That Of Missing Rancho Cordova Woman Emma Roark Found Along American River

RANCHO CORDOVA (CBS13) — A body matching the description of a missing Rancho Cordova woman Emma Roark was located along the American River after a four-day search, police announced Tuesday.

The Rancho Cordova Police Department said the body matched the description of Roark, 20, who was reported missing on January 27. Police also said it was determined the deceased was a victim of a homicide.

Emma Roark, 20 (credit: Rancho Cordova Police Department)

The body was located in a secluded rural area at the American River access point on El Manto Drive.

Roark was last seen leaving her home at around noon on Jan. 27, and family grew concerned when they hadn't heard from her, police said.

There was no information on a suspect or cause of death.

Rancho Cordova police said the Sacramento County Sheriff's Office, park rangers and a search and rescue team assisted with the search.

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