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Posted: Thursday, May 3, 2012 11:03 am

JUNEAU, Alaska - The body of an adult female has been discovered at a trailhead near a middle school in the Lemon Creek area of Juneau.

Police on scene tell the Juneau Empire ( that the woman was about 45 years old.

The body will be sent to Anchorage for an autopsy.

It was discovered Thursday at the Switzer Creek and Richard Marriot Trail, near Dzantik'I Heeni Middle School

Principal Molly Yerkes says police assured her that parents do not need to keep children away from school, and that the death is not connected to the school or students.


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