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Big Island police say woman strangled to death

HONOLULU (AP) - Police from the Big Island of Hawaii say a Caucasian woman whose body was found on Tuesday was strangled.

Police reclassified the death as a homicide after conducting an autopsy on Wednesday. Detectives are investigating the case and ask anyone who may have information to come forward or call Crime Stoppers.

Police haven't yet identified the woman who may have been in her late 20s or early 30s. They describe her as slim and between 5 feet 4 inches tall and 5 feet 8 inches tall.

The woman also had short brown hair and a tattoo of "Veritas" on her lower back.

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