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Dead woman found along Highway 50 near Placerville

Officials in El Dorado County are investigating the discovery of a dead woman Sunday afternoon near the intersection of Highway 50 and Missouri Flat Road.

A passerby reported finding the body at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Deputies from the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office responded and located the partially decomposed remains of a female.

Officials remained at the location late into the evening hours investigating the death. Detectives and a crime scene investigation unit also were called to the scene.

No further information was available about the incident.