Police never found woman missing in Arizona desert despite having GPS coordinates

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Amanda Nenigar called 911 and told the operator her exact GPS coordinates but despite this first responders still couldn't find her.

LA PAZ COUNTY, Ariz. — A woman found dead in the Western Arizona desert called 911 and gave the operator her exact GPS coordinates, but first responders still couldn't find her.Lost in the middle of the desert, Nenigar spent some of her last moments alive trying to explain to 911 operators where she was.“How could you leave somebody there when they’re begging for help," Monique Varela, a friend, told 12News.

Hughes said by writing down the coordinates exactly how Nenigar said it on the 911 call, he was able to place her in La Paz County where she was later found.Friends and family searched consistently until Nenigar's body was recovered. Those who helped find Nenigar said they believe all the clues were there from the start, and the coordinate mishap could have cost Nenigar her life.12News asked a California Highway Patrol spokesperson about the 911 call. He told us he had no information to provide at this time.

 

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