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updated: 6/30/2014 10:12 AM

2nd suitcase body may be missing Oregon woman

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EUGENE, Ore. -- A body found in a suitcase discarded along a rural highway in Wisconsin may be that of a missing Oregon woman.

KEZI-TV reports that police in Cottage Grove, Oregon, are looking into whether the body belongs to Jenny Gamez, who disappeared in 2012.

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Cottage Grove police Cpl. Conrad Gagner tells the television station his department is working with Wisconsin authorities to obtain Gamez's dental records.

A former Wisconsin police officer was arrested last week and charged with hiding a corpse after two bodies were found in suitcases in Walworth County, Wisconsin. A criminal complaint says 52-year-old Steven Zelich met the women online, killed them and hid their bodies for months.

A Walworth County prosecutor says he expects homicide charges to be filed where the women were killed.

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