The body of a deceased female found on Friday near Sunset Crater National Monument has been identified as 27-year-old Sasha Krause of New Mexico. Krause has been missing since January 18th. Her fingerprints were taken at the scene and were matched with the Texas Motor Vehicle Department's Driver license records, to confirm her identity.

This is an ongoing investigation, and the Coconino County Sheriff's Office is continuing to ask for the publics help with this incident. Anyone who may have seen anything suspicious in the Sunset Crater and Wupatki National Monument is asked to contact Silent Witness at (928) 774-6111 or Coconino County Sheriff's Detective Jones at (928) 226-5038.