Case Closed on Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscar Dress

Lupita Nyong'o Oscars 2015 Front

Actress Lupita Nyong’o wears a Calvin Klein gown and Chopard diamonds as she arrives at the 87th Academy Awards in Hollywood, California in this February 22, 2015 file photo. (REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/Files)

Police in California have closed the case on the mysterious disappearance of Lupita Nyong’o’s Oscars dress after the designers decided against pressing charges.

The pearl-covered Calvin Klein frock worn by the 12 Years A Slave star to the recent Academy Awards ceremony disappeared from her room at The London West Hollywood hotel last month, and a massive police hunt was launched to recover the garment.

Nyong’o’s gown, which was estimated to be worth around $150,000, later turned up in a hotel restroom, and authorities believe the person who took it dumped it after discovering it was worthless on the black market.

A spokesperson for the West Hollywood Sheriff’s Department has now confirmed the investigation is over because bosses at Calvin Klein have decided against pursuing a prosecution, telling New York Post column Page Six, “(The) manufacturers have taken possession of the dress and are non-desirous of prosecution. The case has been closed.”

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