Missing student found dead
As a former student of mine said in his email to me about this, "Last Thursday she just disappeared off the earth."
Today they found her body in a portable toilet at a construction site in Waco. What a sick, sick way for a young life to end.
Meaghan Bosch, 21, was about to graduate with a degree in English from the university up the hill from here. She lived one block from me in a complex of condo-apartments that on the outside looks posh and security-protected but that I have always heard is a haven of burglaries, drunken parties, drug dealing and other nefarious activities.
Last Thursday around 4 p.m. Miss Bosch met up with her cocaine dealer. She text-messaged her boyfriend about the meeting and after that, she stopped making cellphone calls and her fancy truck didn't move from its parking spot. When police found it, it was unlocked and still had the keys in the ignition.
Her family reported her missing on Friday.
TV news reports tonight said that it appeared that Miss Bosch's dead body was "placed" in the portable toilet. It was discovered today by construction workers, like a horrifying scene from The Sopranos played out for real.
When police questioned the dealer, whose name hasn't been released, he said he and Miss Bosch had lunch together last Thgursday but he didn't know where she went after that. She was supposed to meet her boyfriend for dinner that evening. When she didn't show, the boyfriend notified her parents, who called police.
Her family told reporters that they had noticed a change in her behavior about two months ago. They found out she was using cocaine.
The Bosch family is offering a $10,000 reward for information about her disappearance.
And when the rest of the scenario is revealed, we'll most likely hear about an attractive young woman using too much blow at her dealer's house, overdosing to death and then getting dumped in a portajohn to get her out of the way.
She was one week shy of being a college grad.