Lorain city workers find body of 44-year-old woman

Lorain city workers find body of 44-year-old woman

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) - Lorain Police Officers are investigating after a 44-year-old woman's body was found lying in the woods.

Two city workers noticed the body on Fillmore Avenue between Colorado Avenue and Randall Street Wednesday. Officers and the coroner responded to the scene.

The victim had been identified as Rebecca Jean Newsome.

Evidence processed at the scene suggests the Lorain woman was transported and discarded in the area, and her death occurred at another location.

The cause of death is still under investigation and members of the Lorain Police Departments are following up on surveillance videos and evidence gathered at the scene.

The Lorain Police Department urges anyone with additional information to contact Detective Sivert at 440-204-2105 440-204-2105 or utilize the Lorain Police anonymous tip line by texting Lorain to TIP411 (847411).

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