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Missing L.A. Realtor

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A dead body was found Thursday in the trunk of Los Angeles Realtor Julie "Deede" Buchanan Keller's car. Police have not yet identified the body. Keller, who's been missing for seven days was last seen a week ago at her home in El Segundo, a small community on the southern edge of Los Angeles International Airport. Keller's 1999 Mercedes Benz E320 was found Thursday evening in San Diego, 120 miles south of El Segundo. El Segundo Police Detective Ken Mulroney said the circumstances surrounding the Realtor's disappearance are "suspicious." She is an agent at Shorewood Realtors in nearby Manhattan Beach, one of the trendiest and most expensive communities in L.A.'s popular South Bay. Rick Plank, Keller's office manager, said she has been representing clients in the area for more than a dozen years. Police Det. Mulroney says Keller, 55, was last seen being dropped off at her home by a date at about 11:30 p.m. last Thursday. No one was worried when Keller didn't come into the ...