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Missing college student Mollie Tibbets found dead, CBS News reports

University of Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts found dead, more than a month after she disappeared. (MGN)

CBS News is reporting investigators believe they have found the body of 20-year-old Mollie Tibbetts.

The student from the University of Iowa vanished while jogging in Brooklyn in central Iowa on July 18. She was dog-sitting for her boyfriend and his brother who claimed to be out of town.

Authorities have not said where her body was found.

According to the Associated Press, a spokesman for Crime Stoppers of Central Iowa said a family friend told him authorities found a body. Greg Willey called it a "tough" ending to the search for Tibbetts. A news conference by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation planned a news conference sometime Tuesday afternoon.

Willey said the nearly $400,000 in reward money in the case will go toward information leading to a suspect and arrest.

This is a breaking news story and will be updated as new information comes in.



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