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Palm Beach County detectives seek the identity of a 1980 homicide victim

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Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office

WEST PALM BEACH- Palm Beach Sheriff’s cold case detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify a woman whose body was discovered in a canal west of 441 in Loxahatchee on June 23, 1980.

She is described as a white Hispanic, between 5’ 2” and 5’ 4” with brown or black hair, brown eyes, and weighing approximately 120 pounds.

She has a slight overbite and may have given birth to one or more children.

Detectives consider her death homicide and say she was in the canal for several days before being found.

If you have information on this case, contact PBSO Detective John Cogburn at 561-688-4063 or Palm Beach Crime Stoppers at 1-800-458-TIPS.