A San Mateo woman who went missing from Montara State Beach in unincorporated San Mateo County June 13 was found dead, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.
The body of Ara Ghorgyi Ward, 48, of San Mateo, was found Wednesday, June 19 at approximately 7:16 p.m. washed up along the beach in the area of Pomponio State Beach.
Cause of death is unknown, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
She went to the beach with her boyfriend on the evening of Wednesday, June 12. They fell asleep and, the next morning when the boyfriend awoke, she was gone, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
It was reported that she may have been depressed and suicidal, according to the Sheriff’s Office.
The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office investigation is ongoing at this time in conjunction with the San Mateo County Coroner’s Office.