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Sheriff: Missing Brainerd woman, 34, found dead

She was last seen at a residence south of Brainerd on Jan. 7.
Jenna Bartylla

1:45 P.M. UPDATE

A 34-year-old Brainerd woman has been found dead, two days after being reported missing by family members. 

The body of Jenna Bartylla was found in a wooded area south of Brainerd, near where she had last been seen by witnesses, the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office said in a release Friday. 

There is no indication of foul play, the sheriff said. An investigation is ongoing. 

Original story

The public has been asked by the Crow Wing County Sheriff's Office to help keep an eye out for a missing 34-year-old woman. 

Jenna Kaye Bartylla, of Brainerd, was reported missing by family members on Wednesday, with the missing person report noting that Bartylla was last seen at a residence south of Brainerd. 

She left her purse and phone behind. 

KSTP reports that the sheriff's office has planned a drone search for Friday. 

Anyone with information on Bartylla's location is asked to contact the Crow Wing County Sheriff’s Office by calling 218-829-4749. 

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