Missing woman found alive in trunk of car in Old Louisville
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A Louisville woman was found alive inside the trunk of a car Monday afternoon after she was reported missing on Saturday.
"It's a sigh of relief," said Reverend Carla Blevins, a family friend of Aundrea Stone.
Blevins said Stone hadn't been seen since Friday afternoon near her home in the Newburg area. The pastor and her friends started to put up fliers seeking information regarding Stone's whereabouts on Sunday.
"We've prayed, prayed, prayed. My daughter and her are closer than she is with her two sisters," said Blevins.
LMPD officers say three people walking near 3rd Street and Saint Catherine heard tapping from a green car. They couldn't tell what it was but after picking up their kids from school, they walked by the car a second time.
"They heard the tapping again,” said LMPD Deputy Chief Yvette Gentry. “They called us but they didn't wait, they were great. They responded immediately, they got a brick and threw it through the window and opened up the trunk."
The brick was picked up from a busted wall across the street. The driver's window was still shattered and the trunk remained open when officers arrived on scene.
One of the good Samaritans, who did not want to go on camera, tells WDRB News that Stone was passed out by the time they got to her. Officers say she was dehydrated.
"She didn't have any visible trauma that we know of at this time," said Gentry.
Officers confirm the car belongs to the victim's daughter. Right now, they're not saying anything about possible suspects but they're interviewing the woman trying to find out how she got in the trunk.
"But there was nothing that was alarming on the initial report other than we have a woman who's normally in contact with her family and she wasn't," said Gentry.
“She's alive, that's hallelujah time, let's put it that way," said Blevins.
If you have any information about what happened, you can call police at 574-LMPD.
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