Laurie Jones was last seen leaving a night shift at the University Hospital of Wales in Cardiff in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
The 23 year old paediatric nurse from the Blackwood area was discovered in the submerged vehicle hours later.
It was found in the river near to the B4251 in Wyllie. .
Gwent Police Force has told us Laurie's death isn't being treated as suspicious.
Specialist offices are supporting her family at this tragic time.
In a written statement Laurie’s family says they would like to thank everyone for their kind words and support, and for sharing the appeal to help find Laurie when she was reported as missing. They ask that they are now left alone to grieve in private as a family.