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Former Tulsa resident Jill Renick found dead after floods in Houston

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Posted at 1:03 PM, Sep 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-07 17:52:27-04

HOUSTON -- The family of a former Tulsa resident who lived and worked in Houston said she has been found dead after she went missing during Harvey.

Jill Renick, 48, had recently been in Tulsa for her 30-year Memorial High School reunion. 

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Family members said her body was found at the hotel she worked at and had been staying at ahead of the storm. 

“It is with heavy hearts that the search for my sister, Jill Renick, has concluded with the confirmation of her death," said family spokeswoman, Pam Eslinger, of Frisco, Texas. "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.”

Renick graduated from Memorial High School in Tulsa in 1987.

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