The state Medical Examiner’s Office rules Huston’s death a suicide by asphyxiation. A note was left for the family. A statement issued by the family on their loss:
We don’t know what led Jennifer to this dark place and to this end and perhaps never will understand this. We are incredibly thankful to family, friends, community and media for their searching, supporting and getting the information out that led to locating Jennifer’s car and finding Jennifer.
The police find the body of Huston near her car on a rural road. Days before the discovery, it was thought that she had been spotted on a ferry in Washington. The car was not involved in an accident and there are no signs of foul play.
Huston, a wife and mother of two disappears after leaving to run errands in Oregon. Her husband says she was a bit stressed and needed some time away. A search has began, but nothing has been found. A helicopter is now being used in the search.