Locksmith and family discover a deceased person in a car trunk

NORTHPORT, AL (WBRC) -  A body believed to be a missing Tuscaloosa County woman was found in the trunk of her car in her garage.  Sherry Sellers, 50, had been missing since January 2009.

Monday, her family called a locksmith to the home just off Alabama Highway 43 near Lake Tuscaloosa.

The locksmith opened the trunk and there the body laid.

The cause of death is unknown. Tests are underway to verify the identity.

Investigators say they searched the house when Sellers went missing. They did not open the car's trunk because they did not have the key.

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