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Girl found dead in Northern California park stuns community

February 3, 2013 | 12:45 pm
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A memorial was held Saturday for a Suisun City girl who was found dead early Friday at a park in Fairfield, Calif.

The girl's body was found nude, and police are investigating the case as a homicide.
Saturday, mourners such as Kayla Silva paid respects with candles, balloons and stuffed animals.
 
“To see something like that happen like this, that happened so close, it hurts and it disturbs me,” Silva said.
Resident Eric May discovered the body at the park Friday. “I got closer and closer, and the closer I got to her, the more it became real. And then I got right up to her, and I realized that was a human body," he told Fox 40. "And it made me sick.”

Police released few details and would not confirm her name or age.

“This is the main park here in town, one of Fairfield’s pride and joys. She was right out in the open. The parking lot was still dark … concealed by night,” said Sgt. Robert Lenke with the Fairfield Police Department.

Park entrances and exits are equipped with surveillance cameras, so police are examining the film for possible clues.

An autopsy has been completed but no cause of death has been released at this time.

Fox 40

Photo: The body of a teenage girl was found in Allan Witt Park in Fairfield, Calif. Credit: Fox 40.

 

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