Jupiter, Florida — A missing South Florida woman has been found at the bottom of a pond.
Chanel Phillips, 23, who had been missing since early Saturday morning was found inside her 2001 Cadillac Deville at the bottom of a pond in the Jupiter Subdivision, Mallory Creek.
At around 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 24, 2013, members of the Jupiter Police Department were called out to the Mallory Creek development in response to a vehicle that may have left the roadway and entered the pond.
The Jupiter Police dive team responded to the scene to search the waterway in which time they located the 2001 black Cadillac.
The vehicle was confirmed to belong to that of the missing woman, Chanel Farrell Phillips, according to the Palm Beach Gardens Police.
She had last been seen out with her friends at Dirty Martini in Palm Beach Gardens.
According to the victim’s mother, her cell phone had been turned off and she had not used her credit card since she disappeared.
Authorities at this point are calling this a single vehicle crash and are working with the Palm Beach County Medical Examiner’s Office to determine Phillips’ cause of death.
This is an open investigation.
If you have any information please contact the Jupiter Police Department at 561-746-6201