BEND, OR -- The Medical examiner has positively identified a body found west of Redmond earlier this week, as Kaylee Sawyer, the 23-year-old Bend woman who disappeared last weekend.
According to police, investigators developed information that led them to search for Sawyer along Highway 126, between Redmond and Sisters, Tuesday afternoon. She was discovered near MP 100 in a dry canyon.
An autopsy was conducted Wednesday. "Blunt force trauma" is listed as the cause of death.