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Hennepin County Seeks Public's Help Identifying Body Of Pregnant Woman

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) -- The Hennepin County Medical Examiner's Office is seeking the public's help identifying a body that was found earlier this week.

Investigators say the body of a woman about 5 feet tall and weighing 125 pounds was found on the 3500 block of Hennepin Avenue in Minneapolis Monday around 9 a.m.

The woman was pregnant at the time of her death, likely in her third trimester.

She was described as appearing to have been white, with a hoop hearing from her right ear and a pierced umbilicus with a straight, thin rod in place.

The medical examiner said she was wearing a white metal ring with a white stone on her right hand.

Authorities did not release details about the manner of the woman's death.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the medical examiner at 612-215-6300.

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