Police find body believed to be missing mother in submerged SUV

Police in Florida believe they have found the body of Tracey Lynn Rieker, 44, who has been missing from her Venice home since September 30.

Divers with the Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office and North Port Police Department, assisted by the FWC and Venice Police, located a green Nissan Xterra in a large pond in the Toscana Isles subdivision in Venice, close to Knights Trail around 11:45 a.m. Saturday.

Police say a deceased woman, believed to be Rieker, was found inside the car, Fox 13 Tampa Bay reported. Authorities have notified the family and are in the process of recovering the vehicle.

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