Georgia woman found dead in Fredonia parking lot

FREDONIA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Police are investigating the death of a Georgia woman after her body was found inside a snow covered car Friday afternoon.

The woman has been identified as 49-year-old Darlene Depto of Adairsville, Georgia. Her vehicle was located in the rear parking lot of a McDonald’s on Main Street in Fredonia and appeared to have been there for an extended period of time.

Depto had been visiting relatives in West Seneca and was reported missing by her family members on January 19th. She had not been seen for several weeks.

There is an autopsy scheduled for Monday, January 25th. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact Fredonia Police at 679-1531. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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