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No evidence of foul play reported in death of woman found in El Dorado County field

The El Dorado County Sheriff’s Department says there is no evidence of foul play in the death of a woman whose body was found near Highway 50 and Missouri Flat Road on Aug. 17.

The Sheriff’s Department said the woman has been identified as 52-year-old Penny Juergenson.

A passerby reported finding the partially decomposed remains about 4:30 p.m. Aug. 17 in a field off Missouri Flat Road and Highway 50.

Sheriff’s officials said the cause of death has not been determined pending toxicology results, but the preliminary investigation does not indicate that foul play was involved.