Mystery Surrounds Murder Of Tacoma Woman Last Seen Driving To Her Gardening Plot

Authorities believe Davis' death is no accident, and she's the victim of a homicide. Her body was discovered near Snoqualmie Pass in Washington State.

Diana Davis [Tacoma Police Department]

Diana Davis [Tacoma Police Department]

By: Michelle Sigona

Investigators say 50-year-old Diana Davis is the victim of a homicide. Her remains were positively identified this week by the King County Medical Examiner, reports say.

On July 27, 2020, the Tacoma Police issued an alert on Twitter. At the time, they believed Davis vanished under "suspicious circumstances." Davis' vehicle was also part of the official alert and the car was discovered 48 hours later around 11 p.m. Reports say the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames.

On August 5, 2020, Davis' remains were located near Snoqualmie Pass, 60 miles from where her Chevy was found burning, in a wooded area.

According to a fundraiser set up to help pay for the funeral, Davis was a loving mother and grandmother. Chris Davis told Q13 FOX he spoke to his mom the day she disappeared and she was on her way to her plot at a local community garden in Tacoma. Somebody cut my mom’s life short. My mom just turned 50 and I feel like she had 50 more years in front of her, she was so full of life." he said.

The report goes on to say Davis was living alone and that when she was off work from her job as a caretaker she spent her spare time digging and growing plants.

“I've dealt with loss before, but when it’s something like this, so unnatural, unexpected, so untimely, I can't really fathom it…this is real life this isn't a TV show or a movie, there is somebody really out there who had the capability of killing my mom. I feel like we should be talking about this more, there should be a major concern," Chris Davis adds.

If you know anything about this case, please contact CrimeStoppers directly: 800-222-TIPS. You can remain anonymous and there is a reward.

Read more: KING TV, Q13 FOX

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