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Bloomfield man who last saw missing woman found dead

BLOOMFIELD, Ind. (AP) – An autopsy has determined a Bloomfield man who was one of the last people to see a missing woman has died of a stab wound to the heart.

Indiana State Police Sgt. Curt Durnil says an autopsy Friday on the body of 22-year-old D.J. Lockhart confirmed the fatal wound.

Lockhart was found Thursday evening in a home in Bloomfield, about 65 miles southwest of Indianapolis.

No arrests have been made.

Lockhart was the former boyfriend of 18-year-old Marina Boelter, who disappeared New Year’s Eve after work at Bloomfield’s IGA. Lockhart told police he saw Boelter get into a car with an older man and they drove away. Police have said they’ve exhausted all leads about the car and man.

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Durnil says it’s unclear whether the stabbing and disappearance are linked.

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