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Date Released: 9/2/2003
Subject: Human Remains Found
Contact: Brenda Gainey
Case No#: 200207630
Released By: Brenda Gainey

Location: Orleans

A badly decomposed body was discovered on Saturday near Bluff Creek and Highway 96 (near Orleans). A preliminary investigation indicates the body is that of a female who has been deceased for some time. Investigators believe they know the womanís identity but they are waiting for confirmation from the Coronerís Office. At this time there is no evidence that this is a case of homicide. The womanís identity will be released pending the outcome of the autopsy and the notification of the next of kin.