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Deputies: Body found in McDowell Co. creek identified as missing woman

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MARION, NC (FOX Carolina) -

McDowell County deputies have identified the body of a woman found in a creek on Monday.

Deputies identified the woman as 31-year-old Brittney Crystal Bumgardner, who was reported missing on May 10. 

Three kayakers found her body in an area of Paxton Creek behind Woody Farm Drive around noon, according to the sheriff's office. 

Deputies said Bumgardner's cause of death was drowning. The sheriff's office said no foul play is suspected at this time. 

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