EL MIRAGE, AZ - Authorities say a woman's body was found in an alley in El Mirage Friday morning.
El Mirage police Sgt. Annita Boynton on Saturday confirmed the victim was Patricia Cota.
Cota's body was found near Thunderbird Road and Grand Avenue.
Detectives found no obvious cause of death so police are waiting for the results of a medical exam to determine what happened to Cota, Boynton said.