Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Decomposing body believed to be missing woman found in Santa Cruz

Nineteen-year-old Amy Leslie James was reported missing last Sunday in the St. Joseph district.

Nineteen-year-old Amy Leslie James was reported missing last Sunday in the St. Joseph district.

The decomposing body believed to be that of a missing woman was found in Santa Cruz on Saturday.

According to reports, officers responded to a report of a decomposing body at Santa Barbara Boulevard, Upper Santa Cruz around 2:15 pm.

On arrival, the officers found the nude body of a woman lying on her side in a crouched position with a plastic bag tied over her head. A dress, a pair of slippers and a perfume were also found nearby.

Police say the body is believed to be that of 19-year-old Amy Leslie James, who was reported missing last Sunday in the St. Joseph district.

An autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of death.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

 

 

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