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Newly-wed in dress found stabbed to death

courtesy of stockxchng - lumix2004A 26-year-old newlywed was found apparently stabbed to death in a bathtub just days after her wedding.

Estrella Carrera was still in her wedding dress when police found her body in the apartment of a southwest suburban Chicago apartment.

Her sister had not been able to contact her and asked police to do a well-being check at her home where they found the body around 3:30 pm on Sunday. Carrera was last seen around 2am on Saturday, shortly after her wedding.

The body was found in a dry tub and appears to have suffered several stab wounds. An autopsy is scheduled to later today.

Burbank police are not releasing many details but did say that the death was being investigated by the Chicago South Suburban Major Crimes Task Force.