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Woman's body found in canal in Georgetown

Monday - 2/20/2012, 6:43am  ET

WASHINGTON (AP) - Police in Washington are investigating after a woman was found dead in the C&O Canal in Georgetown.

WJLA-TV reports the body was found Saturday morning around 10:30 a.m. in the canal that feeds into the Potomac River.

Police said they received a call reporting the body on the edge of the canal near a number of restaurants. The medical examiner will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.

The woman has not been identified.

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Information from: WJLA-TV, http://www.wjla.com


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