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      UPDATE: Missing Atkins woman found dead

      ATKINS (KATV) - A 53-year-old woman who disappeared Monday was found dead in Conway County Tuesday afternoon.

      Cheryl Higgins was last seen at Papa Glen's gas station in Appleton around noon Monday. Around 2:00 Tuesday afternoon, Pope County deputies were contacted by a witness who found Higgins' vehicle along the roadside in Conway County near Jerusalem. Deputies found her body in a nearby wooded area.

      Her body will be sent to the Arkansas State Crime Lab for an autopsy.

      Foul play is not suspected. Higgins had a history of dementia and recently suffered a stroke.

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