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Woman’s body found near Placerville; coroner reports no sign of foul play

Coroner detectives with the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office are working to identify a woman whose body was found Sunday near Weber Creek in the Placerville area.

Deputies responded about 5 p.m. to a report of a body, which was in a rocky area among trees and bushes near Helmrich Lane, according to a Sheriff’s Office news release. The body, which was in poor condition, was found by two juveniles who were walking in the area.

Coroner detectives determined that the body was that of a white woman approximately 60 to 70 years old. Sheriff’s officials said an autopsy was conducted and found no sign of foul play.

Cathy Locke

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