Missing NC woman found dead inside car submerged in creek

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KERNERSVILLE, N.C. (WFMY) – Winston-Salem Police found the body of a missing woman on Monday. 

Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office first got the report of a car down an embankment, submerged in a creek in the 7400 block of Watkins Ford Road in Kernersville. 

Police say it was Kristen McNeal’s car. Her body was found inside. Police say she was the only person inside the car. McNeal was last seen on Feb. 17 in Winston-Salem.

Last week, Winston-Salem Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division took over the investigation of her disappearance. 

An autopsy will be done to determine the official cause of death. 

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