LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — A college sophomore who was reported missing last week in central Arkansas was found dead in a pond south of Little Rock, police said Monday. Authorities ruled the death of 20-year-old Patricia Guardado a homicide after her body was discovered Sunday afternoon in a few feet of water south of Sweet Home, Ark. A cause of death was not immediately released.
by TERRY COLLINS HAYWARD, Calif. — Authorities solved one mystery surrounding missing nursing student Michelle Le when they found her remains in a rugged Northern California canyon. Now they’re trying to nail down another key piece of the puzzle: How did the 26-year-old woman die?