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Body of Missing Student Found Inside Mattress

Michelle Manalansan, 29, vanished in early February



    Michelle Manalansan

    Authorities on Friday said they were continuing their investigation into the death of a Harold Washington College student whose body was found decomposing in a Pilsen neighborhood apartment this week.

    Michelle Manalansan, 29, was last seen wearing a pink jogging suit near her North Loop residence, in the 300 block of East South Water Street, on Feb. 9, according to a missing person alert issued at the time.

    Her body was found Sunday in an apartment in the 1400 block of West Cullerton Avenue, authorities said. She was inside a plastic air mattress that had been cut open, a police report stated.

    A Monday autopsy seeking a cause of death was inconclusive.