Published: Monday, August 18, 2014, 3:59 p.m.
EVERETT — Officials confirmed Monday that a body found near Lake Stevens last week was that of a missing 89-year-old Everett woman, Ethel O’Neil
. The cause of her death is under investigation, according to the Snohomish County Medical Examiner’s Office. Police do not suspect foul play.
O’Neil was missing for nearly a month after she left her home to go shopping. She had early signs of dementia.
Her car was spotted Aug. 12 by a county search-and-rescue helicopter team. She was found inside.
Everett police and the Snohomish County sheriff’s office are investigating.