Police: Homeless woman found dead in wooded area in Lexington


A death investigation is underway in Lexington after a woman's body was found in a wooded area.

Lexington Police say her body was found near Winchester Road and Sir Barton Way around 12:40 p.m.

Police say a 62-year-old woman and her husband were homeless and living in a tent in the woods. Police say when the man woke up on Sunday, he found his wife dead.

Police say she had a medical history so they are still unsure of the cause of death, but say no foul play is suspected.

The woman's name has not been released.

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