McCauley’s brother Brian McCauley posted about her death on Facebook. “Tricia is gone, they have found her body,” he wrote. “Thank you all for your work, support and love. To all of her D.C. family, I know she truly thought of you that way, thank you for being there for her all these years. Hang on to each other.”
Authorities have yet to release the name of the suspect. CBS reports that he allegedly robbed a CVS and assaulted the store’s employees, which led police to McCauley’s car. There appeared to be trauma to McCauley’s body.
McCauley was a yoga instructor as well as an actress. Per her IMDb page, she was a stand-in in 2006’s Step Up and was featured in the shorts The Paper Girl (2000) and 2012’s Never Dream: The Beginning. According to her website, she also appeared in several plays and commercials and did voice-over work.