Body Found In Abandoned Car After Crash In Southwest Ohio


UPDATED: Wednesday June 18, 2014 9:20 AM

Investigators are trying to find out how a 29-year-old southwest Ohio woman ended up dead in an abandoned car that was involved in a crash.

The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office said Jena Higgins was reported missing Sunday. Her body was found Monday in a car abandoned after a crash in Whitewater Township near Cincinnati.

Alcohol or drugs are believed to be a factor in the single-vehicle crash. The driver lost control and hit two trees and a utility pole. Higgins was a passenger in the car.

The owner of the diner where Higgins worked tells The Cincinnati Enquirer that she was the mother of four young boys.

The driver hasn't been found.

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