Police identify dead woman found in alley

Sep 17, 2012, 2:07 PM | Updated: 2:07 pm

A woman who was found deceased in a Phoenix alley has been identified, police said.

Jessica Vidal’s body was found Sunday morning after police received a call asking them to check on the welfare of a woman seen lying in an alley.

Vidal, 21, was deceased when police arrived at the alley near 38th Lane and Monte Vista and signs of trauma on her body led police to believe she was the victim of a homicide.

A witness said a black four-door sedan was in the area where the body was found.

Anyone with information on this crime is asked to call the Phoenix Police Department Violent Crimes Bureau at (602) 262-6141 or Silent Witness at (480) WITNESS or (480) TESTIGO for Spanish.

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Police identify dead woman found in alley