Body of woman is found near Salmon Falls Bridge
A woman’s body was found Sunday afternoon in a culvert north of the Salmon Falls Bridge on the West Slope in El Dorado County, authorities said.
The unidentified white woman is believed to be in her late 30s to early 40s, said Bryan Golmitz, public information officer for the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office.
Detectives are trying to identify the woman by fingerprints, Golmitz said in a news release. The cause of death will be determined by an autopsy, he said.
The sheriff’s office received a call around 12:30 p.m. Sunday from someone who saw the woman’s body off the side of the road, Golmitz said.
Anybody with information regarding this incident should call the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office at (530) 621-6600.