Identity released for woman found dead in woods off Airline Hwy.

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - The identity of a woman found dead in the woods on Victoria Drive off Airline Highway has been released.

The East Baton Rouge Coroner's Office says the woman has been identified as Angel Malik, 42. Her cause of death has been ruled homicide via multiple blunt force injuries.

The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating. The call came in Tuesday, December 19 around 5:30 p.m.

Police say that DNA evidence found under Malik's fingernails and processed by LSP's Crime Lab lead to the arrest of one man.

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