Abducted woman calls husband from car boot but is found dead

Rita Maze (left) was kidnapped on Tuesday Credit: Go Fund Me
Rita Maze (left) was kidnapped on Tuesday Credit: Go Fund Me

An abducted woman who managed to call her husband from the boot of her car was found dead after police tracked her mobile phone signal.

Rita Maze, 47, was driving home from visiting relatives on Tuesday evening when she pulled over at a rural lay-by in central Montana, US, when she was attacked.

She was hit in the head and locked in her car boot, but managed to use her mobile phone to call her husband and report the abduction.

Lewis and Clarke County were informed and immediately launched a missing person’s inquiry.

County Sheriff, Leo Dutton, said: “She’s saying she’s kidnapped. She was at a rest stop and a suspect approached her and hit her in the head and put her in the trunk.”

Mrs Maze stayed on the phone to speak to her husband and a Helena police officer as her mobile signal faded in and out. READ MORE OF THIS STORY

SOURCES: News Now / ITV Website

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