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Body found in Kauai may be missing O.C. woman

Nola Thompson of Rancho Santa Margarita went to the island of Kauai on Aug. 28 and hasn't been seen since Sept. 1.

September 11, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
A woman's body found in Hawaii is believed to be a Rancho Santa Margarita woman, missing since Sept. 1.Nola Thompson went to the island of Kauai on Aug. 28 to celebrate her 45th birthday.

On Thursday, officials found her rental car in a mountainous area of the island. A woman's body was found in a stream nearby.

Investigators are waiting for dental records to confirm the woman's identity.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday.

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