Police: Woman's body found in wooded area

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a woman’s body was found in a wooded area in West Virginia.

News outlets report a passerby spotted the body of 20-year-old Crystal Marie Young in a wooded area on Wednesday just before 12:30 p.m.

Charleston police said in a news release that the woman died from injuries sustained in a shooting. Authorities say the death is being treated as a homicide.

Further details have not been released.

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