(Hood River, OR) -- A woman who had vanished from the Hood River area in March has been found dead in the Columbia River. Authorities say the body of 27-year-old Holly Lester was found Monday night. Hood River police recently reported said Lester, her boyfriend, and another man were hitchhiking in an effort to get to the Olympia-Seattle area to be with family and friends. Lester was reportedly last seen March 15th in the Hood River Safeway. An autopsy will be conducted.