Body of Celina Roye found in Green Canyon, suicide believed to be cause of death

The body of Andrea Celina Roye, the 18-year-old woman who was reported missing earlier this month in the Northern Utah mountains, was found by search crews Sunday night.Members of the Cache Sheriff’s Search and Rescue team found the body at about 5 p.m. Sunday. According to Cache Sheriff’s Lt. Matt Bilodeau, her body was found about 150 yards up a draw just off the Beirdneau trail about a half to three quarters of a mile from the trail head in Green Canyon.”The reason the Search and Rescue members went up there to look is that our communications center took a call from a couple of hikers that were in the area and reported a suspicious odor while on that Beirdneau trail,” Lt. Bilodeau said, “and that’s when we dispatched Search and Rescue members to investigate, and they found her.”Based on evidence at the scene, according to Lt. Bilodeau, the death appeared to be a suicide and it appears she had been dead for some time. An official determination will be made by the medical examiner’s office. Roye’s family was notified Sunday.”We will do what we can to try and support the family as they try and deal with this tragedy,” said Cache County Sheriff Lynn Nelson in a press release. “I really appreciate all of the time and efforts given by the volunteers of the Search and Rescue team. This has been a very long and trying search.”Roye’s family was organizing their own volunteer search this past weekend that was to continue through the week. Janice Roye, Celina’s mother, was planning on coming to Logan Monday with other volunteers from Henderson, Nevada. She had not yet left the Las Vegas area when she was notified of Celina’s death.Celina was dropped off at Green Canyon by a friend on August 5th and she was reported missing the following day. Lt. Bilodeau thanked the volunteers of the Search and Rescue team and he says the case is still open and under investigation.

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