Cause of death of Lone Star woman missing in November confirmed

Cause of death of Lone Star woman missing in November confirmed
Brenda Leftwich (Source: Lone Star PD)

MORRIS COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) - The Lone Star police chief, who led efforts to find a missing woman last November, has gotten official word of her cause of death.

Brenda Leftwich, 70, went missing on Nov. 19 after leaving a business called the Rabbit Hole. She was last seen walking south on Hwy 259. Five days later, her body was discovered in Lone Star Lake.

Her official cause of death, according to Chief Steven Blythe, was drowning. Blythe said he spoke with the medical examiner via telephone and received that confirmation.

There was no sign of trauma indicating foul play, he said.

Leftwich was believed to have suffered from early-onset Alzheimer’s disease.

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