The body of a Texas woman was found inside a hole on a beach shortly after going missing during a family vacation.
Ashley O'Connor an artist from Plano, Texas, was on holiday in Maryland with her family when she became separated at around 2am on Monday morning.
The 30-year-old's body was discovered around 6:30am, and was removed after the scene was combed at 4:15pm Monday, in the busy resort town of Ocean City.
A representative for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, who is conducting O'Connor's autopsy to determine cause of death, tells DailyMail.com: 'We can't discuss cases that are under investigation. There is no timetable or deadline for any of our investigations.'