Dead Playboy Model Found Burning in Trash

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

(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.

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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. (Read more murder stories.)

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