Missing woman case: SUV, unidentified body found

4:56 PM, Jun 3, 2013   |    comments
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Update 12:41 p.m.

(WBIR, Wilkes County, NC) On Monday, officials said they found the SUV of a Charlotte woman who went missing one week ago.

According to our NBC affiliate WCNC, crews found Holly Fischer's vehicle in Wilkes County.  They also found a body as well, but have not confirmed whether it was inside or nearby the vehicle.  Officials have not identified the body yet.  However, the missing woman's family says they believe it's the body of Fischer.

Fischer, 39, was last seen in Knoxville when she was visiting her parents on May 27. Two days after she was supposed to return to Charlotte, her roommate called Fischer's father, saying his daughter never made it back.

Her father, Ted Fisher, said when his daughter left his house, she was very emotional and upset because she was going through a divorce. According to Fischer, his son-in-law said he did not know about his wife's whereabouts.

Authorities said Fisher was last seen at a business in Newport on May 27.  

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(May 31, 2013) The Knox County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help to find a Charlotte woman who went missing earlier this week.

Holly Fischer, 39, was visiting her parents in Knoxville on May 27.  She left to drive home.  Two days later, her roommate called her father to say that Fischer had never made it.

Her father, Ted Fischer, said that when his daughter left his house she was very emotional and upset because she is going through a divorce. Fischer said he talked with his son-in-law and that he did not know her whereabouts.

Authorities say Fischer was last seen at a business in Newport on May 27.

She was wearing a white blouse, jean shorts, sandals, and sunglasses when she left her parents' house. She is believed to be driving a silver 2004 Infinity FX35 with the VIN JNRAS08W64X203396.

The Ashe County Sheriff's Office in North Carolina has conducted an air and land search of an area near the Blue Ridge Parkway over the past two days.

Detectives are following up on leads and ask that anyone with information please call the KCSO at 215-2243.

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