Missing 62-year-old Springfield woman found dead

FAIRFAX, Va. (WUSA 9) --Fairfax County Police said a reported missing 62-year-old woman from Springfield was found dead Saturday morning in Pohick Stream Valley Park. Police are now investigating her death.

According to police, Mary Gibson, of the 7000 block of Galgate Drive in Springfield, went to walk her dog around 4 p.m. Friday.

Police said, she did not return home after that.

Authorities searched the area and found her body around 9:20 a.m. Saturday, in a wooded area, in Pohick Stream Valley Park. Police said, her body was found about one-half mile away from her home.

Police said, they do not think foul play is involved in her death.

According to authorities, the dog was found right next to her, alive.

The cause and manner of her death is now being investigated.


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