CANNON BEACH, Ore. (KOIN 6) — On Tuesday, the U.S. Coast Guard released footage of their discovery of Jessica Smith’s gold Chevy Suburban, located 15 miles from Cannon Beach down a logging road off of Highway 26.
Smith’s SUV was spotted by a Coast Guard helicopter Sunday afternoon after the Cannon Beach Police Department requested that the aircrew make one last search of logging roads.
The aircrew completed a two-hour search with no sign of Smith and was on their way back to Air Station Astoria when she was spotted.
Smith is charged with aggravated murder and attempted aggravated murder in the death of her two-year-old daughter Isabella and, and the critical wounding of 13-year-old Alana Smith.
The two were discovered in a third floor hotel room at the Surfsands Resort in Cannon Beach Friday morning.