Missing woman found dead in northwest Houston

HOUSTON The body of Tanya Benavidez, 35, was found in a field off Highway 290 with what police believe was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Benavidez was last seen in the 15900 block of Yorktown Crossing Parkway around 10am. She was seen driving a black 2006 Chevy Impala 4-door with license plate BD1H316. She is 5'02", weighing around 170lbs, brown eyes with black hair.

No other details were immediately available.

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