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Missing woman found dead at Mt. Tamalpais
April 14, 2014, 05:00 AM Bay City News Service

MARIN — Sheriff’s detectives confirmed that the body of the missing 33-year-old Menlo Park woman Magdalena Glinkowski was found by search and rescue teams on Mt. Tamalpais Saturday morning after she left home on March 30, a sheriff’s lieutenant said.

Glinkowski’s body was discovered around 9:25 a.m. in Mt. Tamalpais State Park, where she was believed to have been hiking before her disappearance, according to Marin County sheriff’s Lt. Doug Pittman.

The search began again after a man who had been trail-running the day Glinkowski went missing recently reported that he had seen her photo in the media and may have seen her while running in the park, Pittman said.

“We felt it was prudent to go back and do an even more intense search,” he said.

The man gave sheriff’s deputies the location he thought he last saw her. About 120 volunteers from Bay Area law enforcement agencies resumed looking for Glinkowski Saturday morning after the search was suspended on Monday.

Search dogs and volunteers from the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office spotted the female body Saturday morning, about half a mile from the Bootjack parking lot where Glinkowski was last seen.

Her body was found down a steep, southeast slope, in a drainage area that Pittman said is rarely traveled.

Detectives and personnel from the Marin County coroner’s office were on scene Saturday afternoon at the site where the body was found.

Detectives used fingerprints to positively identify Glinkowski’s body. The cause of her death has not yet been determined and an autopsy is expected within 24 to 48 hours. A toxicology test may also be required and could take a month, Pittman said.

No obvious indication of foul play was present, Pittman said.

Glinkowski was reported missing after not being seen near her Menlo Park home since March 30. She left a note at home that day saying she was going for a hike, according to Pittman.

Her car was found on April 4 abandoned near the Pantoll Campground and security camera footage from March 30 showed her walking across a nearby parking lot.

The discovery of the car prompted the sheriff’s office and other law enforcement agencies to launch a large-scale search for Glinkowski, which initially turned up no sign of her.

According to her LinkedIn profile, Glinkowski worked as a software developer for the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at Purple Encoding in the Bay Area. She previously worked for Microsoft and Intel.

The online profile also states that she enjoyed running and jogging and spoke English, Russian, Polish and French.

 

 

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