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UPDATE: No ID, no cause of death for body found in Beggs

St. Landry deputies need your help to identify this woman
Shirt victim was wearing
Posted at 11:05 AM, Aug 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-21 18:20:36-04

We have an update on the body found Sunday in Beggs.

Tuesday's autopsy did not provide a cause of death. The sheriff's office says foul play is suspected, and detectives believe that her body was moved after she was killed. Detectives do not believe she died at the place where her body was found.

Deputies are still trying to identify the woman. She's described as black and in her mid twenties. She's 5 feet 5 inches to 5 feet 6 inches. She weighed approximately 110 to 115 pounds.

She was a well-kept person with her hair in braids and perfect teeth. She seemed to be a fit person, and preliminary tests found no drugs in her system. Deputies found a Texas State University graduate school lanyard with a single key on it with her. An image of the shirt she was wearing is posted above.

Anyone with any information about the possible identity of this person is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 948-TIPS.

The St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office is also addressing false rumors that the body has been identified. The Sheriff's Office says that they were contacted by Monique Dixon who is in the medical field. Dixon was alerted to individuals spreading the rumor that she was the woman found in Beggs. She contacted the Sheriff's Office for them to post that her death is false.

"She is not the body found in Beggs and people have been calling her family. Rumors not only cause delays in the investigation but cause heartache to family members. We will give you updates on the case," a statement from the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office reads.

ixon's photos were posted on the Crime Stoppers page to correct any false rumors that Dixon was the woman found in Beggs.