Dead Playboy Model Found Burning in Trash
Beauty vanishes in Florida vacationing with beau
By Mary Papenfuss,  Newser User
Posted Jan 8, 2010 2:12 AM CST
Paula Sladewski disappeared after arguing with her boyfriend in a Miami club.   (

(Newser) – Miami police were hunting clues yesterday in the murder of a 26-year-old Playboy model whose body was found burned in a dumpster. "This was a brutal, horrible, disgusting murder, and this monster or these monsters need to be brought to justice," said a police spokesman.

Paula Sladewski's body was unrecognizable when firefighters discovered it after being called to douse a trash blaze. Sladewski, of Michigan, was vacationing in Florida with her boyfriend when she vanished following an argument with him at an area club. He's considered a "person of interest" in the investigation.