Woman's Body Parts Found Scattered in Eight Trash Bags in Pennsylvania

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

SWIFTWATER, Pa. Parts of a woman's body were found in eight trash bags scattered over a wide area in northeastern Pennsylvania, authorities said Tuesday.

The first bag was found Tuesday morning near the Mount Pocono exit of Interstate 380 by a state road worker salting the highway. More remains were found later Tuesday along Interstate 80. Authorities said at an afternoon news conference that they were not sure if all of the body was recovered.

A head was recovered along I-380, Monroe County District Attorney Dave Christine said.

The woman's identity was not immediately determined. An autopsy was scheduled for Wednesday

Jan. 29: A woman's body parts were found scattered in eight trash bags scattered over a wide area in northeastern Pennsylvania. Above, a Swiftwater State trooper searches near Interstate I-380

Officials Release Dismembered Woman's Name

Posted by Express-Times staff February 04, 2008

The woman whose severed remains were found in trash bags scattered along interstates 380 and 80 in Monroe and Wayne counties has been identified as Deanne Marie Null, who lived in Scranton and Williamsport, The Pocono Record reports on its Web site. She was 36.

Police Continue To Investigate Dismembered Woman's Last Whereabouts

February 05, 2008

Police are looking for the driver of the car in which Deanna Marie Null was last seen before her body parts were found inside trash bags scattered along Interstates 380 and 80. Here's the description of the man and vehicle:

The car that Null was seen getting into was described as an older-model (late 1970s or early 1980s), dark Buick or Cadillac sedan with a cloth or leather roof, chrome luggage rack and white license plate. Police described the driver as a black man, 5-feet-9 to 6 feet, with a short military-style haircut and a stocky build.

Bonnie M. Wells

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