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Police: Missing Minn. woman's ex bought gun

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Bemidji Minnesota P.O. Box 455 56619

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Eden Prairie police say the ex-boyfriend of a missing woman recently bought a gun legally, and an unspent bullet found by searchers is consistent with that gun.

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But Police Chief Rob Reynolds says there is no forensic evidence that the bullet belonged to the man.

The Star Tribune (http://bit.ly/17HPWyvhttp://bit.ly/17HPWyv ) reports police are trying to figure out where to search for 24-year-old Mandy Matula. Police say Matula's ex-boyfriend, David Roe, did a lot of traveling after she disappeared and before he committed suicide in the Eden Prairie Police Department parking lot.

Matula was last seen late Wednesday. Roe agreed to talk to a police detective, but shot himself after pulling into the police parking lot Thursday and died the next day.

On Saturday, searchers found the unspent bullet near Miller Park.

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