Coroner Identifies Woman Found Dead Near Railroad Track in Carson

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CARSON (CNS) - Officials Sunday released the name of a 28-year-old woman whose body was found near an unused railroad track in Carson.

The woman was identified as Shalynn Jones of Compton, according to the Los Angeles County coroner's office.

Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department responded around 12:50 p.m. Friday to the 20800 block of South Santa Fe Avenue, near the San Diego (405) Freeway, regarding a person down. They found Jones lying in an area overgrown with weeds near an unused railroad track in what authorities called the middle stage of decomposition.

Anyone with information on the death was asked to call the Sheriff's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Those who choose to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.

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