A missing Marshall woman’s body was recovered Thursday along with her vehicle from Shadowood Lake.

Ryaya Hicks, 24, was found inside the car, said Harrison County Sheriff Office spokesman Lt. Jay Webb.

“(On Aug. 15), Ms. Hicks was attending a social event at Shadowood,” Webb said.

Hicks’ mother reported her missing Tuesday to Marshall police.

Webb said the vehicle was discovered after Marshall police investigators reviewed security video from the evening of Aug. 15 showing Hicks driving into the Shadowood area but not leaving the area later that evening.

Authorities discovered skid marks in the Shadowood community when a detective revisited the area to search.

“We believe it was a horrible, tragic accident,” Webb said.

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