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NIU Student's Disappearance Now A Homicide Investigation

By Chuck Sudo in News on Oct 26, 2010 5:45PM

Antinette "Toni" Keller.
The disappearance of NIU student Antinette "Toni" Keller is now a homicide investigation. Remains found at a park where Keller was last headed were so badly burned that the cannot be identified as Keller's. According to officials close to the investigation, items found near the remains have been identified as belonging to Keller.

Officials also disclosed that the remains were found on October 16, two days after Keller disappeared, and are working with FBI and State Police on the case. Keller went missing on October 14 after telling friends she was heading toward Prairie Park .