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Police asking for help identifying possible homeless woman who died

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Posted at 12:47 PM, Sep 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-03 15:53:14-04

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department is working to identify a woman who died after being taken to a hospital by police.

The unidentified woman was found on July 12, near a canal in the area of 24th Street and Cambridge, south of Thomas Road.

She was found in medical distress and taken to a hospital where she later died, according to Phoenix police.

Foul play is not suspected in her death. It is believed she might have been homeless and did not have any identification on her.

Police released a sketch of what she may have looked like.

She is described as a white female, 33 to 58 years of age, 5'6" tall, with graying brown hair, and blue eyes.

She was wearing black pants, black sleeveless shirt, a necklace with a silver ring pendant.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the Phoenix Police Department Missing and Unidentified Persons Unit at 602-534-2121 or the Maricopa County Medical Examiner at 602-534-2121.