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Woman found dead in Beltsville, Md. park

Wednesday - 8/29/2012, 3:47pm  ET

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The woman's body was found in Beltsville Neighborhood Park. (Google Maps)

WASHINGTON - A woman found dead in a Beltsville, Md. park was murdered, Prince George's County Police say. Her death is prompting a joint-homicide investigation.

Maryland-National Capital Park police and county EMS employees responded to Beltsville Neighborhood Park at 11540 Montgomery Road Wednesday morning to find a woman with trauma to her upper body.

Because the victim was found on park grounds, the investigation will be managed by both Prince George's County officers and the Maryland-National Capital Park Police.

The woman's body will be examined by a medical examiner in Baltimore, county police say, where investigators hope they'll discover more clues to find her killer.

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