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16-Year-Old Found Dead In Dumpster

Last updated on Monday, June 11, 2012

(HAMMOND) - Police in south suburban Chicago say a 16-year-old girl whose body was found in a dumpster in Indiana had been reported missing.

Calumet City Police say in a Saturday news release that officers responded to a missing person's report on Wednesday, the day before Jessica Tetter's body was found in a dumpster in nearby Hammond, Indiana on Thursday.

The Lake County Coroner's Office in Indiana has determined the teenager's death was a homicide.

Calumet City Police say they have a suspect in custody.

They say the investigation into the girl's death continues.

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