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Authorities believe body found in Costa Rica is missing US woman

(CNN)Costa Rican authorities believe a partially decomposed body found Monday is Carla Stefaniak, a 36-year-old US citizen who was reported missing last week, said Walter Espinoza, of Costa Rica's Judicial Investigation Department. "Everything points to this being her body," Espinoza said. "However, we still require more technical, more precise, and more scientific determinations."Police detained a security guard from the Airbnb where Stefaniak was staying after inconsistencies in his statements, Espinoza said. The man, who is a Nicaraguan national, is being held in jail because he is a flight risk. The man was staying at the apartment next to Stefaniak's rental, according to the police agency.A Facebook page that is being updated by a fa ...