No foul play in death of woman found in desert

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PAHRUMP, Nev. (AP) — Authorities say there's no indication of criminal activity in the death of a 27-year-old California woman whose body was found in September in the Nevada desert.

Nye County deputies said Tuesday that autopsies were conducted by two agencies, but neither could determine what caused Margay Edwards to collapse and die several miles away from her disabled vehicle.

Edwards was from Los Osos, California. Her body was found Sept. 25 by all-terrain vehicle riders near a dirt trail outside the community of Pahrump.

Investigators said Edwards last contacted her family in mid-September.

Her rental car was found nine days later, stuck in a ravine with a flat tire and bumper damage and two cellphones and a computer inside. Footprints in Edwards' shoe size were found leading away from the vehicle.

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