A woman was found alive and barely clothed inside a cardboard box near a landfill in North Texas, and now police are working to figure out what happened.
Officers were called Saturday morning after employees and some community service workers in Irving discovered the woman. Police said the woman was wearing only a shirt and only spoke Spanish, telling investigators she was out with friends the night before in Dallas and had no memory of how she ended up in the box or at the dump.
In fact, a missing persons report was filed with Dallas police just hours before she was discovered.
According to police reports obtained by NBC 5, the victim was out drinking with a girlfriend Friday night at a club near Walnut Hill Lane and Brockbank Drive.
The victim's friend went to get their car, leaving the woman with a man they had just met. When the friend came back, the victim was gone.
The missing person report was filed Saturday at about 7 a.m. and by about 9 a.m. workers found the woman, who is in her 30s, inside a large box at the municipal landfill in the 200 block of West Hunter Ferrell Road.
Police took the victim to a local hospital to have her tested on whether she had been raped.
Irving police continue to investigate, and further details have not yet been released.