Woman whose body was found in West Hollywood dumpster identified

Authorities blocked off a portion of a deli parking lot after a woman's body was found in a dumpster on Wednesday, July 6, 2016. (KABC)

The Los Angeles County coroner's office identified a woman whose body was found covered with a blanket in a West Hollywood dumpster.

Detectives responded to a parking lot behind a deli near Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in the 8700 block of Beverly Boulevard shortly before noon Wednesday.

Authorities said a man walked into the sheriff's department station and reported there may be a woman's body in a dumpster in that area.

She was identified as 28-year-old West Hollywood resident Joie Kinney, according to the coroner.

No further information was released.

Anyone with more information was asked to call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
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