Avondale police: Body of woman found in canal near 103rd Avenue and Thomas

AVONDALE, AZ - Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying the body of a woman who was found in a canal Thursday morning in Avondale.

Sgt. Brandon Busse, spokesman for the Avondale Police Department, said authorities discovered the woman's body around 9:30 a.m. in a canal near 103rd Avenue and Thomas Road.

Authorities describe the woman as being no older than 30 years old, 5 foot 6, 130 pounds and has long, dark curly hair.

Busse said the woman was wearing a black Diamond Industries branded shirt, has a tattoo with the words "West" on her wrist, and has two gauged earrings with pictures of a diamond on them. She also had two lower lip piercings.

Authorities said the woman's body had no signs of trauma.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Avondale Police Department at 623-333-7380 or Silent Witness at 480-WITNESS.

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