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Drugs are linked to death of Michigan woman who was missing

Posted at 2:36 PM, Feb 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-13 15:30:03-05

HONOR, Mich. (AP) — Tests show a Detroit-area woman whose disappearance last fall led to searches in northern Michigan died from a drug combination.

The medical examiner in Benzie County pointed to the effects of methamphetamine and Diazepam, an anti-anxiety drug. Cold weather was also a factor.

The body of Adrienne Quintal of Southfield was discovered outdoors in December near a family cabin.

She had traveled to the northern Lower Peninsula two months earlier. Relatives said Quintal had called a friend on Oct. 17 to say she was involved in a shootout with two men.