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Still no ID on woman's body found in concrete pit

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LONGVIEW, WA (KPTV) -

There's still no word yet on the identity of a woman whose body was found in an abandoned metal foundry on Beech Street in Longview on Tuesday afternoon.

The body was found in a 15-foot-deep concrete pit by a man collecting scrap metal, according to police.

The man reported the body around 3:30 p.m., and police said the woman was "obviously deceased" when they arrived.

Officials haven't revealed any other information, but say the circumstances of the death appeared suspicious.

"It is unknown if it is a homicide, but it is definitely suspicious in nature," said a police spokesman.

Investigators said the body has been in the pit for at least a week.

An autopsy will be conducted on the woman's body Thursday.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Longview Police Department at 360-442-5800 or Crime Stoppers at 360-577-1206.

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