PLAIN — The body of a 25-year-old Snohomish County woman was found Tuesday in a remote section of Stevens Pass.

Passing motorists in the area of the Rock Mountain Trailhead 11 miles west of Coles Corner noticed the woman about 8:30 p.m. along the side of Highway 2, the Chelan County Sheriff’s Office said Friday in a news release.

The woman’s identity has not been released.

It’s not yet clear how she died, but detectives are investigating it as a suspicious death, the release said. The cause of death is expected to be confirmed following a medical examination.

Authorities believe this is an isolated incident and say there’s no evidence to suggest a safety concern for Chelan County residents or people traveling through the area.

Anyone who may have seen suspicious activity in the area or with video surveillance footage on Highway 2 between Coles Corner and the Stevens Pass Summit is asked to call the sheriff’s office tip line at (509) 667-6845 or online at

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