By Suzanne Le Mignot

CHICAGO (CBS) — Police in northwestern Indiana said they believe a human foot found in a pond belongs to a missing Avon, Indiana woman.

The human remains were found Monday in a pond near I-65 and 109th Avenue. Avon police said the foot may belong to Najah Ferrell. She was reported missing weeks ago.

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Authorities said her family knows of the search. Ferrell was last seen on March 15. Police recovered items belonging to Ferrell near I-65 and Lafayette Road. Her car was found on Michigan Road and 86th Street about a week later.

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Ferrell had just started a job at Panera before her disappearance.

According to a source, detectives asked the family for a photo of the missing woman’s leg to match a tattoo found on the woman’s remains.


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Suzanne Le Mignot