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Mary Monica Gibson, missing Springfield woman, found dead in Pohick Stream Valley Park

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FAIRFAX, Va. (AP/WJLA) - Police in Fairfax County say a missing 62-year-old woman from Springfield has been found dead in a park, but they do not suspect foul play.

Mary Monica Gibson. Photo: Fairfax County Police

Police say Mary Gibson went to walk her dog around 4 p.m. Friday but did not return. She was reported to have a medical condition and didn’t have her medication with her.

Police found her body around 9:30 a.m. Saturday in a wooded area in Pohick Stream Valley Park, about half a mile away from her home.

According to a statement from police, those searching for Gibson included “patrol officers, K-9, bloodhound, helicopter, Search and Rescue, and others.”

Gibson's cause and manner of death are being investigated.

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