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The Region : Body Found in Missing Woman’s Car

A car belonging to a Brea woman missing for the last week was located in Fullerton and the body of a woman was found in it, police said. Fullerton Police Lt. Larry Lewis said Sgt. Jeff Roop spotted the light blue 1981 Cadillac Eldorado Biarritz, license number “BIGE 14,” parked in a dirt lot at Bastanchury Avenue and Associated Road. The body was found on the back seat, Lewis said. He said no immediate identification could be made. The car was owned by Maureen Malmgreen, 38, who was last seen April 22 as she was driving her children to school. She was described by friends and relatives as a cheerful, outgoing woman, completely devoted to her family, church and community. The woman’s husband, Russell Malmgreen, is a Los Angeles police sergeant who serves as the department’s judicial liaison officer.


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