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Police find missing Oregon woman in trunk of her car

Associated Press

MILWAUKIE, Ore. – Authorities say the body of a missing Oregon woman has been found in the trunk of her car.

Sgt. Brian Jensen of the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office says the Kia Optima that belonged to 68-year-old Merrilee Cooley was spotted by police Thursday night at an apartment complex in Milwaukie, Oregon.

Detectives responded and found the body in the trunk. Detectives and crime scene investigators processed the scene overnight.

Cooley’s family reported her missing Dec. 28, saying she hadn’t been seen in two days.

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