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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.

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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