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Woman found dead in Columbia River may have been killed, police say

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The Columbia River, with Mount Hood in the background. From Getty Images.

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Clark County sheriff’s office says a Portland woman whose body was found in the Columbia River near Ridgefield may have been the victim of homicidal violence some time in late December.

The sheriff’s office says 40-year-old Jessica Newton was a transient and her death is suspicious. A boater spotted her body Jan. 2 on the shore of Bachelor’s Island.

Sheriff’s detectives would like to hear from anyone who had contact with her.

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