A Montana lady could telephone her better half and even converse with police from the storage compartment of the auto in which she was being help hostage, however she was dead when examiners discovered her more than 250 miles away in Washington state, powers said Wednesday.
Rita Maze, 47, was driving home to Great Falls in the wake of having seen relatives in Helena, Mont., when she was addressed at a lay stop on Interstate 10 on Tuesday morning, Lewis and Clark County Sheriff Leo C. Dutton said at a news meeting.
Her body was found inside the auto not long after 12 pm Wednesday in a parking area outside Spokane, Wash., International Airport, Montana and Washington powers said.
Labyrinth called her better half Tuesday night from the storage compartment of the auto, letting him know she'd been struck on the head, Dutton said. "She's maxim she's hijacked," Dutton said.
Labyrinth remained focused telephone, conversing with her significant other and to a Helena cop as the sign blurred in and out while in transit to Spokane, Dutton said. The Spokane County Sheriff's Office said it could track her developments through signs from neighborhood cell towers.
No reason for death was discharged, however Dutton said that Maze's demise was accepted to have been a crime and that she was accepted to have been slaughtered after the auto landed in Spokane. Dutton said powers were looking for a "man of interest," however he gave no further points of interest.
"It's too soon to tell," he said, however "we would suspect now" that it was an irregular assault.
Labyrinth was a cook at Morningside Elementary School in Great Falls, NBC station KHQ of Spokane reported. Bill Salonen, the school's previous vital, said she "had such a positive nearness" on students.
"I could truly assume that she was truly going to deal with children and fabricate that trust," Salonen told The Great Falls Tribune.
A GoFundMe page was set up Wednesday to help Maze's family.