BEXAR COUNTY, TX. (THECOUNT) — Chrissy Lee Powell, the Texas mom who made national headlines after going missing while on her way to work almost three weeks ago, was found dead inside her vehicle in Bexar County, Texas on Saturday.

Powell, 39, who was last seen leaving her San Antonio home, was found deceased by a security guard inside her 2020 Nissan Rogue, SAPD confirmed Monday.


Powell’s was found unresponsive inside her car parked on the 11700 block of I-10 by a security guard Saturday around 6:45 p.m.

The security guard said her car had been parked in the same location for about a week. He approached the car after reporting a foul odor coming from it and found her body in the front passenger seat, and called 9-1-1, reports KENS5.

Responding officers checked the vehicle and confirmed there was a body inside.

The Bexar County Medical Examiner arrived and transported the body to perform an autopsy and identify the remains. No trauma was observed, according to officials.

Her purse with identification was found inside the vehicle.

A cause of death was not provided.


Geo quick facts: Bexar County is a county of the U.S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 1,714,773, and a 2018 estimate put the population at 1,986,049. It is the 16th-most populous county in the nation and the fourth-most populated in Texas – Wikipedia.

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