Woman's body found near Umpqua Lighthouse in Oregon

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WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. — State police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found near the Umpqua Lighthouse.

Lt. Gregg Hastings says a couple discovered the homicide Sunday after stopping by the Winchester Bay Wayfinding Point, south of Reedsport along Highway 101.

The victim's name has yet to be released. Hastings says the homicide likely happened Sunday morning, and detectives have asked the public to come forward with any information about suspicious activity in the area.