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Police Suspect Oakwood Woman Victim of Homicide

Posted June 13, 1996 7:00 a.m. EDT

— June 14, 1996 - 5:45 a.m. EDT

The woman whose body was dumped Thursday afternoon in Raleigh's Oakwood cemetery has been identified as a resident of Oakwood Avenue.

A cemetery worker found the body of Patricia Gwendolyn Woods, 38, just after 3 p.m.

Police still have not revealed the cause of death, but do say they suspect the woman was murdered. They hope to know more after an autopsy, scheduled for Friday morning.

If you have any information about who may have been with Gwendolyn Woods before she died, Raleigh police ask that you call Crimestoppers at 834-HELP (834-4357