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Atlanta Police cancels missing person's alert for 26-year-old woman

Savannah Sheats was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead, according to Atlanta Police.

ATLANTA — UPDATE: Atlanta Police said they have canceled the missing person's alert for a 26-year-old woman. APD confirmed that Savannah Sheats has died. 

On Thursday, APD said they responded to the 1600 block of Springer St. NW for a call about a person down. When they arrived, they said they found Sheats inside of her car. Police said she was taken to the hospital and has since been pronounced dead.

At this time, police said the scene appears to be consistent with a suicide. However, the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office will conduct an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of her death.

Original story:

Atlanta Police need help finding a woman who was reported missing by her roommate, officers said. 

Savannah Sheats  was last seen in the 100 block of Verlaine Place on August 16, according to APD. Her roommate reported her missing the next morning.

Sheats was driving a 2015 Hyundai Sonata with the Georgia license plate RAX9697.

APD said the 26-year-old has blonde hair and brown eyes. She stands about 5 feet 6 inches tall. Investigators are working to determine the circumstances surrounding her disappearance. 

Anyone with information about her whereabouts is asked to contact 911 or APD at 404-546-4235. 

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