Woman Found In Forest Seven Days After She Disappeared

A woman found lost in a forest seven days after she went missing on her way to a job interview could have been drugged and sexually abused, police believe.

Diana Pena, 33, had left her home in the Mexican capital Mexico City by car on 24th April but never arrived at her appointment.

She was found a week later, extremely distressed and dehydrated in woodlands in Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, 40 miles from where she disappeared.

One touching image of her brother hugging her while she was wrapped in a blanket has emerged on social media.

Photo shows the brother of Diana Pena hugging her after she was found in Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Mexico, Sunday, April 30. She reportedly got lost about a week before being found. (@ProteccionyAuxilioCiudadano/Newsflash)

Police say Diana was in a ” worrying state” in the very remote location when she was found by soldiers drafted in for the search.

She was unable to tell officers where she had been and had no memory of what had happened to her.

The last thing she remembers, reported local media, was a man approaching her car and telling her she had a flat tyre.

Police believe she had been heavily drugged and abused, and she is undergoing physical examinations in hospital.

Photo shows Diana Pena, undated. She was found in Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Mexico, Sunday, April 30, after getting lost about a week before being found. (Newsflash)

Her family raised the alarm when she failed to collect her daughter from school on the day she disappeared.

Then they discovered she had not even turned up to her interview for a new job.

Police later found her car abandoned in the middle of the road with the windows open.

They say they have not ruled out any line of inquiry.

So far, there have been no arrests in connection with the case.

The investigation is ongoing.

Photo shows the moment when Diana Pena was found in Santa Maria Ahuacatitlan, Mexico, Sunday, April 30. She reportedly got lost about a week before being found. (@ProteccionyAuxilioCiudadano/Newsflash)

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Story By: Simona KitanovskaSub-Editor: Marija Stojkoska, Agency: Newsflash

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