(Martinsville, Va.) — Martinsville Police have identified the woman whose body was found near a bank as 53-year-old Katherine White Likens. The discovery was made Thursday in a wooded area not far from a Martinsville middle school.
Authorities say due to the location, the area was treated as a crime scene. The cause of death hasn’t been determined; however, Likens’ body has been taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Roanoke for evidence collection and to determine how the woman died.
Investigators are asking the public for information on the death.