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Durham police investigate homicide

Posted January 22, 2010 4:29 p.m. EST
Updated January 22, 2010 4:32 p.m. EST

— Durham police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in the woods near Chandler and Ross roads in eastern Durham on Friday.

An officer searching the woods for a break-in suspect found the body of a woman around 12:25 p.m. The woman’s death is being investigated as a homicide.

The woman has not been identified, and investigators haven’t released a cause of death.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Durham Police Department at 919-560-4440, extension 29335, or Crime Stoppers at 919-683-1200.

Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases and callers never have to identify themselves.