By Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com
Published: 14:55 BST, 12 October 2020 | Updated: 14:57 BST, 12 October 2020
Search and rescue volunteers in Washington state have recovered human remains believed to be those of a local woman who vanished without a trace in late March.
The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office stated in a press release that the body was recovered in a secluded area near the city of Snohomish on Saturday during a planned search operation seeking to find Kenna Harris.
Harris, 25, of Monroe, Washington, has been missing since March 31.
Search volunteers recovered human remains believed to be those of missing Kenna Harris (left and right), 25, in a secluded wooded area near Snohomish, Washington, on Saturday
A billboard displays a photo of Harris, who has not been seen or heard from in seven months
The sheriff's office noted that previous ground searches did not cover the area where the remains were ultimately found this weekend.
Although the body has yet to be positively identified as Harris by the medical examiner's office, her family were told of the grim discovery and confirmed it was her in a social media post.
'With very heavy hearts and lots of tears, we share with you all that Kenna’s body has been found,' the woman's relatives wrote in a Facebook group dedicated to the search for Harris. 'As a family, we take comfort in the