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Woman Found Dead in Stamford

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The body of a naked young woman has been found under a tree in Stamford.

Police say  that the woman’s clothes were found about 25 feet above her in the tree, and they believe she either fell or jumped to her death Saturday afternoon.

Her name has not been released.   Investigators  believe the woman was the same person that a priest reported seeing hugging and striking a statue earlier Saturday several blocks away outside St. Benedict’s Church.

Police say the woman did not live in Connecticut, and they investigating whether drug use may have played a role in her death.

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