Police Identify Body Found on Vacant St. Louis Lot

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police have now identified the woman’s body found on a vacant lot, but the details surrounding her death remain under investigation.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that the victim was identified Friday as 31-year-old Danah Marie Jackson of Wright City. Her body was found by a passerby just before 7 a.m. Thursday.

Police have classified the death as a homicide but the cause of death has not been determined. Police are awaiting tests to determine if Jackson had been sexually assaulted.

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