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Woman Found Dead in Trunk of Car Killed Herself, Suffered Postpartum Psychosis
Anna Oung, the 31-year-old woman from Long Beach whose body was found in the truck of her own vehicle, is thought to have taken her own life.Investigators say that the autopsy performed Thursday was inconclusive, according to City News Service, however authorities have learned the recent new mom was currently in treatment for postpartum psychosis.
Oung gave birth to her first child about three months ago.
Detectives do not suspect foul play.
The woman's body was found about five hours after Oung's husband had reported his wife missing when she did not come home from work. He tracked her down using the GPS device in her cell phone, and determined her vehicle was parked near her workplace. Oung's husband wasn't able to get into her car without the car keys, so he called police who opened the trunk and found her body.
The investigation is ongoing, say authorities.
UPDATE: An acquaintance of Oung's contacted us and said that despite what investigators originally said in news reports, she was not an engineer but a supervisor at Billabong. We've corrected this post to reflect that. He described her as a "Really really sweet girl, always pleasant and happy."