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    Sheriff: Woman found dead along Pierce County road

    October 24, 2017

    BONNEY LAKE, Wash. (AP) — The Pierce County Sheriff’s Office says it’s investigating after a woman was found dead in the Lakeland Hills area near Lake Tapps.

    The victim was found Thursday along the side of a road. She has not been identified, but the sheriff’s office says she is believed to have been in her late 20s or early 30s.

    Investigators say she was killed elsewhere and that the suspects tried to burn her body. Authorities say at least two vehicles were involved, but investigators don’t know the make or model of either.

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