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Coroner identifies woman's body found in El Monte

El Monte homicide
Coroner's officials identified a woman whose body was found in a wash in El Monte on Sunday as Marlene Estrada, 31, of La Puente.

Estrada's body was discovered shortly after 9 a.m. Sunday in the Rio Hondo Wash near Santa Anita Avenue and Lower Azusa Road. Sheriff's officials said she had been shot.

The sheriff's department asked that anyone with information about the shooting call the Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. To remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers by dialing (800) 222-TIPS (ext. 8477), or texting the letters TIPLA plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or by using the Crimestoppers website.

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-- Abby Sewell

Photo: A woman's body was found in an El Monte wash on Sunday. Credit: KTLA-TV

 
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