CALIFORNIA – A woman was struck on Interstate 880 in San Jose and authorities are trying to identify her. Despite forensic efforts, the identity of the woman is still unknown, according to the Santa Clara County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Office. She was reportedly discovered by authorities on the northbound lanes of I-880, not far from Stevens Creek Boulevard. Authorities said they were investigating what caused his death.
She weighs about 110 pounds, is white, and in her 40s or 50s. She has medium length red and gray hair and is 5 feet tall. She has brown eyes and natural teeth, and no visible tattoos, authorities said. Authorities said they were unsure whether she was homeless or transient. The Office of the Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Investigations Unit can be reached at (408) 793-1900 if you recognize the woman in the photo.
Related article; Carson resident discovers woman’s decomposing body
After a lady’s body was discovered Friday afternoon in Carson, Calif., homicide detectives began their investigation. At approximately 12:50 p.m. in the afternoon, detectives from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were dispatched to the 20800 block of South Santa Fe Avenue. Deputy sheriffs who responded to the call found a lady whose body was in the “intermediate stage of decomposition”.
According to officials, she was discovered lying on an abandoned train track overgrown with weeds. The circumstances of the woman’s death and the duration of her death are unknown. Due to the extent of her decomposition, it is also unknown if she was injured prior to her death.
The investigation is still ongoing and no further information regarding the incident has been made public at this time. The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s Department will determine the woman’s identification as well as the circumstances surrounding her death. Anyone who may have information regarding the woman or the death is asked to contact the LASD Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. You can call “Crime Stoppers” at 800-222-8477 or go online to lacrimestoppers.org to provide information while maintaining your anonymity.