Missing Iowa Student Mollie Tibbetts Found Dead

According to reports, Mollie Tibbetts, the 20-year-old Iowa college student who was last seen July 18, has been found dead. Tibbetts, a University of Iowa student, was last seen jogging in Brooklyn, Iowa, over a month ago.
On July 18, Tibbetts’ was dropped off at her boyfriend’s house by her brother so she could dog sit as her boyfriend was working. That night, around 7:30 p.m. local time, Tibbetts was spotted jogging is gym shorts, a black sports bra, and running shoes.
The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation is holding a news conference at 5 p.m. local time at the Poweshiek County Sheriff’s Office in Montezuma.
Tibbetts’ disappearance sparked an enormous search that involved local, state and federal authorities and volunteers.
Greg Willey, the vice president of Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa, says a body found Tuesday, August 21, is believed to be Tibbetts. Willey says a nearly $400,000 reward fund for her discovery will now become a reward for information leading to the capture of any suspects.
Richard Rahn, the special agent in charge with the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation for the Major Crime Unit, said that more than 200 interviews have been conducted in the investigation into her disappearance.
While further details on the discovery of her body were not immediately available, police said that significant information will be released at the press conference later today. The press conference is at 6 p.m. EST.
There is no word on any suspects at this time.

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