AUBURN, Wash. - A body found near the White River is believed to be that of missing actress Misty Upham, according to Auburn police.
The actress is known her roles in “August: Osage County,” “Frozen River" and "Django Unchained."
The 32-year-old Native American actress was reported missing by her family Oct. 6, a day after telling police she was suicidal.
The family said Upham had moved to the Seattle area to help care for her father, who's recovering from a stroke. She had been staying at a relative's apartment on the Muckleshoot reservation.
Tracy Rector, friend of the victim and Upham family spokesperson, said relatives and members of the native community organized Thursday's search.
A search party of three, including one family member, was canvassing the forest when they found Upham's purse and ID. They searched a ravine, discovered a body and called 911.
An official identification of the body has not been made.