Body found along Highway 281 confirmed as missing San Antonio woman, officials say

Woman found in grassy area near Highway 281, Nakoma

21-year-old Angel Marie Moralez from San Antonio
21-year-old Angel Marie Moralez from San Antonio (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIOA body found along Highway 281 last week was confirmed Sunday by the Bexar County Medical Examiner’s Office as that of a missing San Antonio woman.

Angel Marie Moralez, 21, was found just after 10 a.m., Friday, in a grassy median between the access road and the main lanes of U.S. Highway 281 North near East Nakoma, according to SAPD.

A CLEAR Alert was issued for Moralez on Thursday by the Texas Department of Public Safety. Officials said she was last seen around 10 p.m. in the 400 block of Nassau Drive.

A passerby notified authorities on Friday that a body was found and two days later, the M.E.’s Office confirmed the remains belonged to Moralez.

Details surrounding her death have not been released.

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