Search continues in Snake River for missing woman’s body

Search continues in Snake River for missing woman’s body

Search continues in Snake River for missing woman’s body

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by Associated Press

KREM.com

Posted on January 7, 2014 at 12:40 PM

LEWISTON, Idaho (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard has joined the search of the Snake River near Clarkston, Wash., for the body of a Lewiston woman who has been missing since April 2010.

WATCH: Authorities search Snake River for Rachael Anderson's body
 
Asotin County (Wash.) Sheriff Ken Brancroft said that a fisherman pulled up an anchor and something wrapped in a tarp came up with it before breaking free. Bancroft says that information helped narrow the search for the body of Rachael Anderson.

READ: Former murder suspect's tip may lead to Rachael Anderson’s body
 
Anderson's estranged husband, Charles Capone, faces trial on a first-degree murder charge in March.

READ: Co-defendant in Rachael Anderson case out on bail

Capone's co-defendant, David Stone, has pleaded guilty to failing to notify law enforcement about Anderson's death. Information obtained during plea negotiations led to November searches of the river west of Clarkston.
 
Officials say the current search will continue through Wednesday, if necessary.

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