Authorities seek help to ID body found in Valley Twp.

The jacket worn by a woman, whose body was discovered in Valley Twp., Oct. 29. Authorities are asking the public for help to identify her.

The Chester County District Attorney’s Office and the Valley Township Police Department announced the recovery of the partially decomposed body of a woman in Valley Township. They are asking for the public’s assistance in identification of the woman.

On October 29, some bypassers noticed human bones in a wooded area near the 500 block of East Glencrest Road in Valley Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania. Valley Township Police Officers and Chester County Detectives responded to the scene, as well as the Coroner’s Office.

Police discovered the bones and partially decomposed body of a woman. The woman was small in stature, age range of 16-40, and white or Latina. There were no signs of trauma. She was wearing a yellow and gray sweatshirt. On her right hip, she had a tattoo of a ram or the Capricorn symbol. 

“At this time, we have no indication of criminal activity,” Valley Township Police Chief Brian Newhall said. “However, we need to identify this woman and alert her family.”

The body does not match any known missing persons from Chester County.

There was no identification on the body or in the surrounding area.

“This woman is somebody’s daughter, sister, or mother,” Chester County District Attorney Tom Hogan said. “We are asking for the public’s help to identify her and return her to her family.

Anybody with any information can contact Chester County Detective Sergeant Tom Goggin at 610-3644-6866 or Valley Township Police Officer James Chieffo at 610383-7000.

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