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The RCMP major crimes unit is investigating after the body of a missing Indigenous woman was found in east-central Alberta.

The dead has been identified as Lindsay Marie Jackson.

Police say her body was found Wednesday in the North Saskatchewan River near Duvernay.

Jackson, who was 25, was last seen alive on Sept. 22 in her home community of the Saddle Creek Cree Nation.

The cause of death has not been released and police have not determined if it is a homicide.

When she was reported missing police said there was a concern for her safety and well-being.

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