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Body of Ohio Teen from Texas Found in Landfill

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 (KCEN) -- The body of an Ohio teen from Texas turns up in a landfill.

Now her mother is warning other parents to keep a close watch on their kids.

16-year-old Gina Burger went missing from her apartment in Austintown, Ohio, on Monday night.

Then on Friday, her mother's worst fears were confirmed when police told her Gina's body had been found. The tragic discovery was made at a waste disposal facility in Grove City near Columbus.

Officials say it appears Gina may have been stabbed to death.

"Right now trying to determine where it took place, actually what happened, and if we find out what happened, the cause of death and where it took place at," said Chief Bob Gavalier of the Austintown Police Department.

Meanwhile her mother urges parents to hold their children tight. 

"Watch them more now than ever before because someone's around here messing with girls and hurting them and then just getting rid of them like a piece of trash like their life meant nothing to nobody when they meant the world to us," said Burger's mother Jaquelin  Bacher. "She meant the world to us."

 Gina moved to Ohio from Texas in December.



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