Update: Body of missing Mequon woman found in river

CREATED Apr 26, 2014

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MEQUON - Police say a woman from Mequon missing since Thursday is dead.

The body of 54 year old Candace Giles was found late last night in the Milwaukee River not far from her home. The body was discovered ten feet from the shoreline in approximately six to eight feet of water.

There had been prayer vigils and volunteer searches since Giles' disappearance.  Giles was a wife and a mother.

An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday morning.  We will bring you any updates.