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Coroner's Office to determine Shayla Wingle's cause of death

Posted at 1:45 PM, Mar 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-01 18:09:29-05

The Kern County Coroner's Office confirmed the body found in the Kern River Canyon last week is Shayla Wingle, the Bakersfield woman who was missing for a week.

Search and Rescue teams said air resources helped locate her body last Friday. Wingle's family confirmed to 23ABC on Saturday that the body was Wingle.

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The Coroner's Office said Thursday a postmortem examination will be performed to determine her cause and manner of death.   

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