Human remains found in Orange County ID’d as missing Oviedo woman

Deputies found Julie Noppinger’s car Wednesday

Julie Noppinger, of Oviedo, was last seen Feb. 26. (Seminole County Sheriff's Office)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Human remains found near a missing Oviedo woman’s car in Orange County have been identified as the 37-year-old, according to the sheriff’s office.

Julie Noppinger was last seen on Feb. 26 in the area of Alafaya Trail driving a red 2013 Nissan Altima, which was found Wednesday in a parking lot on E. Colonial Drive in Orlando, according to the sheriff’s office.

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The sheriff’s office said the woman was found nearby in a wooded area. According to deputies, there is no indication of foul play.

Updated photos of the woman showed her at a Shell gas station near a Walmart on 11250 E. Colonial Drive where she was last seen.

A cause of death is still being determined.

No other information is available at this time.

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