Police searching for missing Misty Upham in Washington have found a body they believe to be hers, officials say.
Misty Upham, 32, known for roles in August: Osage County and Django Unchained, has been missing for 10 days.
The body of a woman was found in a ravine near the White River on Thursday afternoon.
A medical examiner has yet to positively identify the remains or determine a cause of death.
A purse with identification belonging to Misty Upham was reportedly found at the scene.
Police searching for missing Misty Upham in Washington have found a body they believe to be hers
Misty Upham, a 32-year-old Native American actress was said to be suicidal at the time of her disappearance.
Her father, Charles Upham, told a local radio affiliate his daughter had been upset and had stopped taking medication for bipolar disorder and anxiety.
Misty Upham’s family said she moved to the Seattle area to help care for her father, who had suffered a stroke.
She was reportedly staying on the Muckleshoot reservation, and was last seen walking from an apartment south of Seattle.
Misty Upham was earlier nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for supporting role in the 2008 film Frozen River.
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Misty Upham has been missing in Washington state for six days, police said on Friday, October 10.
The Native American actress is known for playing a housekeeper in the movie adaption of August: Osage County.
Misty Upham, 32, was last seen walking by herself from an apartment on Sunday, October 4, around Auburn, some 20 miles south of Seattle, and was reported missing by her father on October 6, Auburn Police Commander Steve Stocker said.
Misty Upham has been missing in Washington state for six days
Police responded to a suicide call from the apartment but Misty Upham had already left by the time officers arrived, Steve Stocker said.
There were no suspects or leads in Misty Upham’s disappearance and she is believed to have left on her own free will, Steve Stocker said.
Police had responded to suicide calls four times in the past year at the same apartment, Steve Stocker said, and Misty Upham’s parents have told police she is on medications for mental health issues.
Misty Upham, who was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award for her supporting role in the 2008 crime drama Frozen River has not been in contact with friends or family since her disappearance, police said.
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