03/28/2008 02:45 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Liar? Miss Puerto Rico's Pepper Spray Claims Under Scrutiny

The mystery surrounding the alleged pepper spraying of Puerto Rico's 2008 Miss Universe contestant's belongings is nothing to sneeze at.

Police are now said to be investigating just how Ingrid Marie Rivera was able to stop crying between camera appearances at Saturday's pageant, if indeed her gown and makeup had been sabotaged with the spray, as she asserts, NBC News reports.

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