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Woman’s body recovered from Deschutes River near Rainier

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The body of a 33-year-old woman from Rainier was recovered from the Deschutes River on Wednesday evening.

The Thurston County Coroner’s Office identified the woman as Ashley M. Barney. An autopsy is scheduled for Friday morning.

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office says her body was recovered near Vail Loop Road Southeast south of Rainier. A spokesman said Barney had not been at her home since Monday but had not been reported missing.

The investigation is ongoing.

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