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.
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.
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.