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Help needed to ID body found in Joshua Tree

August 27, 2010 12:59:15 AM PDT
Investigators are asking for the public's help in identifying the body of a woman found murdered in Joshua Tree.The woman's body was discovered Tuesday along Highway 62 and Hollinger Road. Authorities said the victim was murdered somewhere else, then dumped at the scene. Her body was set on fire.

Authorities are hoping to identify her by the items she was wearing, including gold stud earrings with a red stone. The victim was also wearing dark blue Wilson-brand athletic pants, size medium, and a matching jacket.

Anyone with information is urged to call We-Tip at (800) 78-CRIME.