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Woman's body found on eastbound 105 Freeway in Paramount [Updated]

May 16, 2010 | 10:17 am

The body of a woman was found early Sunday on a freeway in Paramount, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. 

The woman's body was found on the eastbound 105 Freeway about 6 a.m. between the Garfield Avenue and Paramount Boulevard exits, the department said.

No other information was given. Sheriff’s homicide detectives are investigating. 

-- Corina Knoll

[Updated at 6:45 p.m.: The Los Angeles County coroner's officials have identified the woman but have not released the name because they have not yet notified her next of kin. Detectives believe she was dumped on the freeway or thrown from a vehicle, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Detectives described the woman as African American, about 5-foot-5, with a petite build, in her mid to late teens or early twenties. The words "Kenaya Faith Morgan" are tattooed on her back, surrounded by stars.]

-- Christopher Goffard