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December 3, 2014 at 5:26 PM

Actress Misty Upham died of blunt-force injuries

  Acclaimed Native American actress Misty Upham died from blunt force injuries of the head and torso, but the manner of her October death is still undetermined, the King County Medical Examiner’s Office said Wednesday. Upham, 32, died Oct. 5, according to the medical examiner’s office. Her body was found 11 days later at the bottom…

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October 21, 2014 at 2:54 PM

Auburn police defend response to Misty Upham disappearance

Auburn police are refuting allegations made by relatives of Native American actress Misty Upham that officers mistreated her and didn’t take her Oct. 5 disappearance seriously. Upham, 32, was reported missing by her parents Oct. 6. Her body was found at the bottom of a 150-foot embankment in Auburn near the White River on…

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October 18, 2014 at 2:48 PM

Misty Upham’s family believes her death was accidental

Facebook post Friday, attributed to five members of the family of local actress Misty Upham, says they think her death was accidental. “She did not commit suicide,” the post said.  “We believe she ran into the wooded area behind her apartment to hide from the police.” The post said the area has a hidden dropoff and it appears she didn’t see it, and slipped and fell off a steep embankment. “I, Charles, went there after Fire…

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October 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Medical Examiner’s office confirms death of actress Misty Upham

Update 3:35 p.m.: The King County Medical Examiner’s Office on Friday afternoon identified Misty Upham as the woman whose death is being investigated by Auburn police. A medical examiner’s office investigator said the 32-year-old woman’s cause and manner of death remain under investigation. The investigator said that Upham died on Oct. 5 Original post: A spokeswoman for the…

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October 13, 2014 at 7:34 PM

Police continue search for missing ‘August: Osage County’ actress

Auburn police said Monday they are continuing the search for Misty Upham, an actress known for her roles in “August: Osage County” and “Django Unchained” who has been missing for one week. Upham, 32, was reported missing by her parents Oct. 6 after she disappeared from the Auburn area, according to the Auburn Police…

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October 10, 2014 at 7:05 PM

Auburn police: ‘August: Osage County’ actress missing

An actress known for her roles in “August: Osage County,” “Frozen River” and “Django Unchained” is missing, Auburn police said. Misty Upham, 32, hasn’t been heard from since Sunday, after she was at her parents’ apartment in South Auburn, according to the Auburn Police Department. Police received a call with a report of a suicidal person…

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