A murder investigation has been launched after a dog was found carrying a severed foot in its mouth.
Liliana Lozada de Jesus, 33, never returned home after a bank executive invited the mum-of-two to a photoshoot on January 3.
Her family filed a missing persons report, but she stayed missing for two weeks.
Liliana’s loved ones in Puebla, Mexico, had no luck until a farmer noticed his animals were worked up over a dog with a boot in its mouth.
It had a dismembered foot inside, which turned out to be Liliana’s.
Her half-buried body was found near the farm in Tenextepec – about a two-hour drive from Liliana’s home – the next day.
Detectives say they have identified a prime suspect as CCTV shows Liliana leaving her house for the modelling job.
Liliana’s family, including her seven and 10-year-old sons, were finally able to bury her on Sunday.
Local police say they know who killed Liliana but have not made any arrests.
The suspect has not been identified and it is unclear whether officers are focussing on the banker.
According to local media, the banker contradicted himself several times when being questioned by the police and later ran away.
Puebla’s governor Miguel Barbosa Huerta said: ‘There is a very important development which I cannot divulge.
‘But the person who most likely took Liliana’s life has been identified.’
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