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Durham Police Investigate Suspicious Death

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DURHAM, N.C. — Police in Durham have identified a woman whose body was found behind a house on Canal Street Wednesday as48-year-old Sherrline Lyons, of Lyric Street.

Lyons' body was found around 1:10 p.m. Investigators are treating the case as a suspicious death.

The woman's family reported her missing on Saturday.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Durham Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division at (919) 560-4440 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-1200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases.