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Woman's body found in Sunnyside WA canal

Associated Press - July 5, 2008 2:35 PM ET

SUNNYSIDE, Wash. (AP) - Detectives are seeking the identity of a woman found floating in a canal near Sunnyside. The woman's body was found on Friday night.

The Yakima County Sheriff's Office says the woman appeared to have a large gunshot wound and was between the age of 18 and 25.

Deputies made the recovery after someone notified the sheriff's office about 7:40 p.m. that a body was floating in a canal outside of Sunnyside.

The sheriff's office says the woman appeared to be between 5 feet, 2 inches and 5 feet, 6 inches tall and between 110 and 130 pounds. She was wearing a black T-shirt, blue jean shorts, a silver watch, three rings on her right hand and large hoop earrings.

Information from: Yakima Herald-Republic, http://www.yakima-herald.com

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