Officials confirm body found in Kern River is missing Ventura woman

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The coroner has confirmed a body recovered in the Kern River on Dec. 2 is that of a Ventura woman who has been missing since April. 

Lisa Gail Harvey, 51, died from multiple injuries, according to the coroner.

Deputies say the body was found in a missing car that belonged to Harvey, who was reported missing on April 30.

California Highway Patrol says they are not sure how the car ended up in the river. 

A hiker spotted the car and other items in the river a few days before it was recovered. 

The manner of death was ruled an accident by officials. 
 

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