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Police identify woman found dead in field

Brooke Crawford (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office) Brooke Crawford (Source: East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

Police have released the name of the woman found dead in a field Saturday afternoon.

The Baton Rouge Police Department identified the victim as Brooke Crawford, 30. Detectives said her address is unknown.

Her body was found on Gracie Street and North 16th Street. According to police, she died from multiple gunshot wounds. Witnesses said she was half naked when her body was discovered.

According to the coroner, the victim was shot in the head and chest. The coroner added there were no obvious signs of sexual trauma.

Police have not named a suspect in the case.

The investigation is ongoing.

Crawford is the first woman killed in East Baton Rouge Parish in 2015.

Anyone with information about this murder is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 344-7867.

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