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Missing woman reportedly found in trunk of car in LaPorte park

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Police are investigating reports of a missing woman found in the trunk of her car, bound in duct tape, in a LaPorte city park.  The LaPorte County Sheriff's Department says on Wednesday, May 21 around 7:15am, they responded to a call about the woman being found inside Soldier's Memorial Park.

Authorities found the woman sitting in the trunk of a white Oldsmobile with her boyfriend consoling her.  Police say the 19-year-old woman was covered in mud and had duct tape on her neck.  She did not have any visible injuries according to police.

The woman told police she could not remember what happened.  Her boyfriend told police he last saw her the night before at his and had been up all night looking for her around New Buffalo, Michigan.  He said he got a call around 6:52am from the woman saying she was in the trunk of her car in LaPorte and could hear birds chirping.

The boyfriend told police he drove to LaPorte and found her vehicle in park's parking lot.
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