Family member finds body of missing Richland County woman, sheriff says

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SYLVAN, Wis. — The body of a missing Richland County woman was discovered Monday, authorities said.

The Richland County Sheriff’s Office said that the body of Erica R. Wilcox was found by a family member in a vehicle not far from her home in the town of Sylvan.

* UPDATE *Richland County Sheriff James Bindl reports that his office received a call on 07/13/2020 stating that a…

Posted by Richland County Sheriff's Department on Saturday, July 11, 2020

The sheriff’s office said Saturday that Wilcox had left her home a day earlier and hadn’t made any contact with family since. Officials said she has made suicidal statements via social media.

Sheriff James Bind said Wilcox was pronounced dead at the scene by the coroner and an autopsy was scheduled.