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Body of missing Georgetown woman found

Jennifer Wilson-Johnson
Jennifer Wilson-Johnson Courtesy of El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office

The body of a missing woman, who was last seen near her Georgetown area home over the weekend, has been found, the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday night.

The cause of Jennifer Wilson-Johnson’s death remained under investigation but foul play was not suspected, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, and we ask that you respect their privacy during this difficult time,” the news release said.

Earlier Wednesday, sheriff’s deputies asked for the public’s help in finding Wilson-Johnson, 36, who left her Georgetown area home about 6 p.m. Saturday and had not been seen since.

Wilson-Johnson had multiple sclerosis, which affects the brain and spinal cord. Symptoms of MS include muscle stiffness. According to the sheriff’s office, Wilson-Johnson also had memory loss at times.

She was described as 5 feet 2 inches tall, 125 pounds, with brown hair and blue eyes.

Nashelly Chavez: 916-321-1188, @nashellytweets