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Coroner identifies body found in Shreveport

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SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) - The Caddo Parish Coroner's Office has identified a woman whose body was found earlier this week in the woods near a Shreveport neighborhood.

Coroner Todd Thoma tells The Times the victim is 32-year-old Natalie Rattler. A jogger found Rattler's naked body Wednesday off a path which leads to a lake and is littered with trash.

Thoma performed an autopsy Thursday and says results point toward homicide.

Police Cpl. Marcus Hines says an investigation into the death continues.

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