She was reported missing by family members on Feb. 21. The San Diego Police Department has been actively searching for Cruse since her reported disappearance.
On Sunday, March 5, at approximately 4:44 p.m., the San Diego Police Communications Center received a call that a body was found on the beach at 3900 Ocean Front Walk in Mission Beach.
When San Diego Police Department officers arrived on scene they found the decomposed body of an adult female. Due to the condition of the body, identification could not be made at the scene and the body was transported to the Medical Examiner’s Office for examination.
This morning (March 7) the body was identified as that of 30-year-old Amanda Cruse through dental comparison.