Woman's body found in Newport News

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on January 17, 2014 at 9:17 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 28 at 8:37 AM

UPDATE 1/17:  Detectives believe the woman was left on the access road early Friday morning. 

Police say the female victim has been identified through fingerprints.  She is 24-year-old Karrie Henson.

Police have not released a cause of death but have said there was trauma to her body.

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NEWPORT NEWS -- Newport News Police say a woman's body has been found in the north end of the city.

The body, that of a white adult woman, was found around 7:14 a.m. by a city waterwork's employee along the wood line in the 500 block of Industrial Park Drive, said police spokeswoman Holly McPherson.

Police are investigating the case as a homicide, the city's first of 2014.

Anyone with information should call Crime Line at-888-LOCK-U-UP.

 

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