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Body of Hoover woman found in gravel pit while missing persons report being filed

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The body of 31-year-old Amanda Ressler of Hoover was found yesterday in a dirt/gravel pit near McCalla. The body of 31-year-old Amanda Ressler of Hoover was found yesterday in a dirt/gravel pit near McCalla.
MCCALLA, AL -

The body of a 31-year-old Hoover woman was found Tuesday night near McCalla while police took a report about her disappearance.

According to the Tuscaloosa County Police Department, workers at a gravel/dirt pit in McCalla found the body in a car near the 21000 block of Dream Lake Road.

The victim was identified as 31-year-old Amanda Ressler. Ressler was last seen between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m. Monday. Her parents said they thought she was going job hunting, but they didn't know a specific location. 

She's the mother of four children who live in a different state.

Right now, authorities don't know the victim's cause death or how the car ended up in a dirt pit.

"We're trying to do a timeline to she where she had gone she what she was doing and that might steer us in a direction  to someone knows what might have happen to Ms. Ressler," said Sgt. Dale Phillips of the Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office.

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office and the Hoover Police Department are working together to investigate the case.

Anyone with information on her death is asked to call the Tuscaloosa County Homicide Unit at 205-464-8690, the Hoover Police Department at 205-444-7794 or CrimeStoppers at 205-752-7867.

We'll have more information on this story as it is confirmed. Stay tuned to Alabama's 13 and Alabamas13.com for the latest.

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