MALIBU—Authorities have identified a body that was discovered near Paradise Cove as the body of the missing Colorado woman Jennifer Michelle Lorber.

According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Emergency Services Detail Divers had recovered the body of 30-year-old Jennifer Michelle Lorber Thursday, May 30 just before 9:00 a.m. The body was spotted on the surface waters near Paradise Cove about 225 yards off the coast.

It is still unknown what was the cause of Lorber’s death. Lorber’s family members shared with the public during their search, that Lorber suffered from depression and were concerned for her safety.

Jennifer Michelle Lorber.

Lorber’s body was identified by a family member earlier today. Her body was transported to Marina Del Rey sheriff’s station boating dock where her family members met with case detectives.

Jennifer Lorber had flown in from Colorado Thursday, May 23. She checked into a Malibu motel located in the 22000 block of the Pacific Coast Highway at Paradise Cove Road.

The car she had rented a white 2018 Toyota Rav4 was found abandoned a few days after she was reported missing. Her body was found near the same location where she had left her vehicle.

A $10,000 reward was offered by the Los Angeles Board of Supervisors for information regarding Lorber’s disappearance. Jennifer Lorber had graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2012 and was a jewelry designer with her own line.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Missing Persons Unit Sergeant Mike Rodriguez, Detective Abraham or Detective Pereida at (323) 890-5500. If you would prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (8477), use your smartphone by downloading the “P3 Tips” Mobile APP or by using the website