The remains of Sarah Galloway, the Arizona woman who went missing 11 months ago, have been found in a desert, police have confirmed.
Pima County Sheriff’s Department have revealed that remains found on February 12 are those of the 38-year-old.
As per Facebook page Finding Sarah Galloway, set up to assist in the search for the missing woman, her family have thanked those who sent thoughts and prayers.
“The family would like to thank everyone for their love for Sarah. We will always be in their hearts and they will always remember the loving compassionate people of Picture Rocks.”
Sarah, who suffered from Down syndrome, went missing in March 2019, having last been seen at a residence on W Massingale Rd, Arizona.
“If you see her, just bring her home,” her mom, Sherry had said in an appeal to the public. “Drop her off, go on, just bring her home safe, that’s all.”
Sadly, though the cause of death has not yet been determined, authorities have confirmed that Sarah’s remains were found in the desert northeast of Anthony and Massingale roads.
Several law enforcement agencies and more than one hundred volunteers helped in the search for Sarah. The Facebook page set up to garner information and give updates has over 2,000 members.
The Pima County Sheriff’s Department posted to Facebook to confirm the news of Sarah’s remains, stating that detectives are continuing their investigation.
Mom Sherry had been holding onto hope for her daughter’s safe return.
“She is the most precious thing in the world to our family,” she said, earlier this year. “Every time I open my eyes in the morning I’m thinking about Sarah. Please find her and bring her home. Let us rest.
“I miss having her come and kiss on me in the morning. I miss having her kiss me at night when she’d go to bed.”
Tributes are pouring in after the announcement of the news, with the world left to mourn another loss.
Rest in peace, Sarah, we hope you’re in a better place now.
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