Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - The search for a missing Rochester woman has come to a tragic end.

Rochester Police say investigators searching for 34-year-old Alice Dobmeier discovered her body late Friday afternoon. A news release says the woman's remains were discovered inside a culvert near a retention pond off 25th Street Southeast located of South Broadway behind the Kohl's Store.


The news release also says items belonging to Dobmeier were found next to the body.

The Southern Minnesota Regional Medical Examiner's Office is now working to make a formal identification and determine the cause and manner of the woman's death.

Based on evidence gathered during the investigation, Police say there is no indication of foul play. A spokesperson also says, upon discovery of the body, there were no immediate signs of trauma.

Dobmeier. Rochester Police Department
Dobmeier. Rochester Police Department

On Wednesday, Rochester Police issued a request for the public's help in finding Dobmeier. It was reported that she was last seen leaving her residence in southwest Rochester in the late afternoon or early evening of March 3rd.

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The Police Department indicated she may have been pictured in a social media post at the Culver's Restaurant along South Broadway on the same night and that her phone last pinged in the vicinity of the Menards South Store on the following afternoon.

At this point, Rochester Police say there is no known threat to the community.

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