Search crews find body of missing skydiver, officials say

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CUSHING, Okla. – Officials say search crews have found the body of a missing skydiver.

Multiple agencies had been searching for the missing woman since she disappeared around 4 p.m. Sunday.

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office says the 26-year-old skydiver was from out-of-town and had completed several dives with a skydiving school in Cushing Sunday afternoon.

After her last jump around 4 p.m., her parachute was found in a tree but she was nowhere around.

Missing skydiver's parachute found.
Missing skydiver’s parachute found.

Monday, officials confirmed they located the missing woman’s body around 8 a.m.

Authorities say the woman was found about five miles away from where her parachute was located.

On Monday morning, officials identified the victim as 26-year-old Sheralynn Neff from Newton, Kansas.

Investigators say they believe she fell completely out of her harness.

The FAA will investigate the incident.

Missing skydiver's body found in Cushing.
Missing skydiver’s body found in Cushing.

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