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Police Find Woman's Body in Warehouse

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RALEIGH — Raleigh Police have identified anAfrican-American woman whose body was found ina warehouse on West St. as 35 year-old Deborah Jean Elliot.

Police apparentlyfound at least two articles of clothing in the area nearby. Officerssaid that Elliot was not clothed at all when her body was found Thursday.

Major O.L. Hinton said he hoped that police would know the cause ofdeath soon, and then would move on from there.

Police say the David G. Allen Co. has been using this building, whichsome may recall as the old Pine State building, as a warehouse. Theydon't know whether this woman was an employee, or perhaps was a vagrant.

Police will not say who discovered the woman, and they are trying topin down the last time someone was in the building.

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