Police Identify Person They Believe Drowned in a Swimming Pool

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We are learning more about the 26-year-old woman found dead in a Wichita Falls swimming pool this morning.

Officers were called to the 4700 block of Eden Lane around 8:00 this morning in connection with a missing person report.

That’s when Sgt. Bill Henning said while searching the area they found the body of Shanikia Thomas floating in the backyard swimming pool.

Thomas was reported missing last night around 11:30 and police say she was last seen Tuesday night or yesterday morning. Thomas, a Hirschi High School grad, was the mother of two children.

Her body has been sent to the Metroplex for an autopsy.

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