Police: City workers find woman’s body in woods in Lorain

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LORAIN, Ohio- Authorities say two city workers noticed a woman’s body lying in the woods on Fillmore Ave. between Colorado Ave. and Randall St. in Lorain on Oct. 15.

According to Lorain police, evidence processed at the scene suggests the victim, identified as Rebecca Jean Newsome, 44, of Lorain, was transported and discarded in the area. Authorities believe her death happened at another location.

Newsome’s cause of death is still under investigation.

Police are looking at surveillance video and evidence gathered at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Sivert at 440-204-2105 or use the Lorain Police anonymous tip-line by texting Lorain to TIP411 (847411).