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Police identify body found Saturday afternoon on Erlanger Road

Posted at 6:09 PM, Dec 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-23 19:44:55-05

ERLANGER, Ky. — Authorities are investigating after a passerby found a body in a creek Saturday afternoon, according to Lt. Jon Sterling. Police have identified the body as likely being 43-year-old Jennifer Webster of Sparta, Ky.

Authorities said an autopsy and further investigation are pending, and a cause of death has not yet been identified.

The passerby saw a woman's body in the creek bed along Erlanger Road near Houston Road at about 3:29 p.m. Saturday, Sterling said.

The woman has light brown to blonde hair and a thin build. She was wearing rings on every finger and a chain around her neck with two crosses on it.

It's not clear whether foul play is suspected.

The situation is under investigation.

Anyone with information should contact the Erlanger Police Department at 859-727-2424.

WCPO will update this story as more information becomes available.