According to police, officers were sent to the parking lot at about 2:05 p.m. after a caller said they had located the grey Nissan Sentra Spears had reportedly been driving. Officers found a deceased female inside the vehicle.
APD: Missing Woman Found Dead in Vehicle in Westgate Mall Parking Lot
Officers were able to identify the woman as Spears, who was last seen last Thursday and was reported missing on Monday. Police say there is no evidence of foul play in this case.
AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) – Officials confirm that the body found in a vehicle in the Westgate Mall parking lot on Friday afternoon is the Amarillo woman who went missing last Thursday.
AMARILLO, Texas (KVII) — Amarillo Police have confirmed that the body found in a vehicle in the parking lot of Westgate Mall was that of Tara Higgs Spears, who was reported missing on Monday.
Tara Higgs Spears, 49, was last seen on Thursday, March 7. She was last seen driving a Gray 2015 Nissan Sentra.
APD officers were called to the parking lot at Westgate Mall on Friday afternoon after a caller said they found Spears vehicle.
The Amarillo Police Department Special Crimes Unit and Crime Scene Investigation Unit were called to investigate and identified the woman as Spears.