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Update: Missing Albemarle County woman found dead

Wendy Lynn Hernandez
Wendy Lynn Hernandez. Photo courtesy Albemarle County Police Department.

Update: Tuesday, 10:17 p.m. Wendy Hernandez has been located deceased, with no indication of foul play, according to a news release from the Albemarle County Police Department late Tuesday.

There is no threat to the community.

No further information will be released.


First report: Tuesday, 4:49 p.m. The Albemarle County Police Department seeks the assistance of the public in helping to locate a missing person.

Wendy Lynn Hernandez, 36, of Albemarle County, was last communicated with at 2 pm on Monday.

It is believed that Hernandez left the area of her residence on Chatham Court by foot.

Anyone who had contact with or saw Hernandez after 2 p.m. on Monday is encouraged to contact Detective Lavin with the Albemarle County Police Department at 434-296-5807.

To provide information anonymously, contact Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000 or

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