Teeth, Fingers Removed From Slain Model

By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Aug 21, 2009 3:50 AM CDT
Lisa Lepore, center, mother of former model Jasmine Fiore, is comforted by unidentified family friends at news conference at the Buena Park City Hall in California yesterday.   (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
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(Newser) – Teeth and fingers were removed from swimsuit model Jasmine Fiore, believed to be murdered by her reality-star former husband, according to law enforcement authorities. The dismemberment was apparently an effort to stymie efforts at identifying her body, which was found earlier this week in a suitcase in a trash bin in Southern California. Police are currently hunting for Ryan Alexander Jenkins in Canada, reports the Los Angeles Times.