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EBR Parish Coroner's Office identifies deceased woman found off Airline Highway

2 weeks 14 hours 10 minutes ago Friday, January 08 2021 Jan 8, 2021 January 08, 2021 9:19 AM January 08, 2021 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - The morning after authorities with the Baton Rouge Police Department discovered the body of a deceased woman within the 5900 block of Airline Highway, officials with the East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner's Office released the woman's identity.

On Thursday (Jan. 7) morning, the Coroner's Office reported that 53-year-old Thelma Jackson's manner of death is currently pending. The coroner also notes that no trauma appeared to be involved and no foul play is suspected.

Jackson's body was discovered around 12:45 p.m., Wednesday.

After the discovery, Baton Rouge Police opened an investigation into her death. 

Should officials provide additional information into the case, this article will be updated.

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