Yuma police ID woman found in citrus grove - New York News

Yuma police ID woman found in citrus grove

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Yuma police identified a woman whose body was found in a citrus grove on the southern edge of the Arizona border town on Friday morning.

Police Sgt. Leanne Worthen says 29-year-old Christal Figueroa was found near County 17th Street and Avenue 2E.

Worthen says their initial investigation shows Figueroa's death was a homicide.

Detectives are still trying to determine how Figueroa died and how her body ended up in the grove.

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