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9/19/07

Missing Nursing Student Found in Guadalupe River

An autopsy is underway Wednesday, one day after police found the body of a 25-year-old nursing student.

A police helicopter spotted the car in the Guadalupe River Tuesday, the first day the river has dropped low enough for a search. Jessica Birge's body was inside.  

The University of Texas nursing student was last seen August 11th, while vacationing with friends along the river.

Investigators say the death appears to be an accident but foul play has not been ruled out.

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