By Lauren Fruen For Dailymail.com
Published: 20:13 BST, 11 October 2020 | Updated: 20:52 BST, 11 October 2020
The body of a missing mom-of-four is thought to have been found inside her car in a pond near her Florida home after she vanished in the middle of the night.
Tracey Lynn Rieker, 44, went missing in the early hours of September 30 in Venice. She had left behind her wallet and phone.
Police said Saturday her Nissan Xterra was found that morning in a pond nearby Knight’s Trail with a body inside. They are said to be treating the death as a traffic homicide and investigating the cause of death.
Rieker's husband Christian had said his wife was 'having trouble sleeping and wasn’t eating a whole lot' before her disappearance.
Tracey Lynn Rieker, pictured with her husband Christian, went missing in the early hours of September 30 from her home in Venice
The body of the missing mom-of-four is thought to have been found inside her car in a pond near her Florida home on Saturday morning
In an interview on October 6 told Fox 13: '[She was] really focused on her religious outreach, and so when we woke up [and] the car was gone and she was gone… we just called the authorities.'
Christian added: 'This is completely opposite of who Tracey is. It’s alarming. We are concerned about what mindset she’s in.
'I actually called her phone