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Woman's Body Found On Durham Railroad Tracks

Posted March 9, 2004 12:15 p.m. EST

— Police in Durham are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found on the railroad tracks near Ellis Road Tuesday morning.

A motorist called 911 around 9:40 a.m. to report a body behind a warehouse.

Officers found the body of a white female lying on the railroad tracks.

The woman's identity and cause of death are not yet known, but investigators are treating it as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Durham Police Department's Criminal Investigations Division at (919) 560-4440 or CrimeStoppers at (919) 683-01200. CrimeStoppers pays cash rewards for information leading to arrests in felony cases.