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Partially Clothed Body Found Under Newark Bridge

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The body of a partially clothed woman was found under a bridge in Newark, police say.

According to Newark police, the body was found under the state Route 79 bridge in the area of 70 North Pine Street at about 6 p.m. Friday by two neighborhood children.

Police said that the body was that of a woman in her 40s or 50s. It appears the woman sustained blunt force trauma to her head. The initial investigation indicated that the woman's injuries were inconsistent with a fall.

The body was taken by the Licking County Coroner's office for an autopsy.

Detectives have not released the identity of the woman at this time.

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