NAGUABO, Puerto Rico – An Indiana resident on vacation in the region has been reportedly found after days of searching.
On Saturday, a local resident reportedly made the horrific discovery of a body, believed to be that of Amanda Lynn Webster, a 44-year-old missing teacher from Indiana. The unsettling news has gripped both local and international communities, raising concerns about the safety of tourists in the popular Caribbean destination.
According to local police, Webster was staying in a Parcha House for her vacation stay when she was reported missing Wednesday, triggering an expansive search. On Saturday, the U.S. Forest Service along with local police reported the body had been found floating upside down in the Rio Blanco neighborhood’s river.
Police reports say the body found was in a state that investigators could not immediately identify the gender. Details surrounding her disappearance are limited. Forensic experts are working to positively identify the body and uncover what happened to Webster.
More details on the case are expected to come following further investigation.