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MILWAUKIE, Ore. -- A 51-year-old Milwaukie woman missing since last week committed suicide, according to police.

Tanya Banton was last seen in the town of Brightwood, near the Mt. Hood National Forest, on Saturday, July 12. Her family reported her missing a short time later.

On Tuesday, July 29, Milwaukie police said the search for Banton was over and she had committed suicide.

Tanya was a self-employed as a housekeeper.

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