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Body of Tulsa native living in Houston found more than a week after Harvey

Tulsa native Jill Renick was working at the Omni Hotel in Houston as Hurricane Harvey hit. Her body was recovered Thursday morning. (Photo courtesy: Carol Bush)

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) -- The body of a former Tulsa woman now living in Houston has been found more than a week after Hurricane Harvey hit south Texas.

Jill Renick, 48, was the director of Spa Services for the Omni Houston Hotel. She'd been missing since Aug. 27.

Renick was last seen that morning as the hotel was evacuated.

KTRK reports that her family was notified Thursday that her body was found in the hotel.

Renick's sister, Pam Eslinger, issued a statement to the Houston ABC station on behalf of the family:

"It is with heavy hearts that the search for my sister, Jill Renick, has concluded with the confirmation of her death. We are heartbroken. To know Jill is to have loved her. She could light up a room just by walking in and adored life. She was loved by so many people and we will feel the impact of her absence in our hearts forever."

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