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Woman found dead in Columbia identified; death ruled an accident

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VANCOUVER, WA (KPTV) -

A woman whose body was found in the Columbia River in Vancouver died of accidental drowning, the Clark County Medical Examiner's Office said Wednesday.

Leslie J. Poulson, 40, was found floating in the river about 50 feet from shore near the 14700 block of Southeast Rivershore Drive Sunday morning.

Vancouver police said they had received a missing person's report several days before her body was found.

Poulson had been having a bonfire on the beach with her boyfriend and several others when she went missing July 29.

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