Abdul fan found dead in car

November 12, 2008 12:00:00 AM PST
Police say a fan of Paula Abdul has been found dead in a car parked near a home belonging to the "American Idol" judge. Capt. Jim Miller tells KTTV-TV the death appears to be a suicide. He says the woman, who was in her 30s and was not identified, had an infatuation with Abdul.

Police spokeswoman Julianne Sohn says officers responded to a call about 6 p.m. Tuesday and arrived in the Sherman Oaks area to find the body.

Public records show Abdul owns a home near the site where the body was found.

A message left for Abdul's publicist Stephanie Sher was not returned.