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Transient held in death of woman whose body was found in field

Jamie Farron Putnam was arrested in connection with the death of a woman in San Bernardino.A 47-year-old transient was arrested in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found in a San Bernardino field, police said Monday night.

Jamie Farron Putnam was found near the 1700 block of South E  Street, where the body was recovered, police said.

The victim, who appeared to be in her 40s, showed evidence of blunt-force trauma, according to the San Bernardino Police Department. 

"A dispute between the victim and suspect may have led to the attack," police said in a statement.

Putnam was being held at county jail. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. Michele Mahan at (909) 841-5361.

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Photo: Jamie Farron Putnam. Credit: San Bernardino Police Department

 
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