An Adelaide woman whose car was used in a shooting murder is no longer considered a missing person, police say.

Rachael Moritz, who was reported missing before Christmas, had contacted them, South Australian police said in a statement on Thursday.

The 20-year-old failed to turn up at a number of family functions over the Christmas holidays.

Her family was concerned for her safety, at one stage believing she was being held somewhere against her will.

Police said they had no evidence suggesting that was true and on Wednesday said they had been told Ms Moritz had made contact with her family and was safe.

But they said they would continue to list her as missing until she made direct contact with them.

Earlier this month police said they believed her Mazda sedan was used in the shooting of Jason De Ieso in November.

The car was reported stolen and later found burned out at Kangarilla, south of Adelaide.

Mr De Ieso, 33, was shot dead when a group of men walked into his Adelaide paint and panel shop armed with guns and fired several times.

On Wednesday, police said they still wanted to speak with her about the bikie-related murder.

 

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