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Blood found in missing Maine mom Krista Dittmeyer's car

Blood found in missing Maine mom Krista Dittmeyer's car
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(CBS/WBZ/AP) CONWAY, N.H. - Blood has reportedly been found in the car of Krista Dittmeyer, a 20-year-old Maine mother whose car and infant daughter were found abandoned in a New Hampshire parking lot.

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Dittmeyer's car was found with its engine running and hazard lights flashing in the Cranmore Mountain ski area parking lot in Conway, said Lt. Chris Perley.

"We believe there is blood evidence in the vehicle," Carroll County Sheriff Christopher Conley told The New Hampshire Union Leader.

Local station WCVB reports that police found "traces of blood" in the car.

According to CBS affiliate WBZ, there is nothing to indicate that Dittmeyer left behind her car and child, who was found in the car, by choice.

"There is nothing we've uncovered to indicate that she voluntarily absented herself from the vehicle or the child," Perley told the station. "People have asked about suicide or mental illness, but there's nothing to indicate either of those things."

Police got a call at 6:30 a.m. Saturday from someone who spotted the car. The baby is in good condition and has been turned over to family members.

Police said Dittmeyer, who lives and works in Portland and has ties to Bridgton, Maine, last talked to family members at about 8 p.m. Friday by phone.

Dittmeyer's family is offering a $3,000 reward for help finding her.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Conway police at 603-356-5715.