Woman found dead in pickup in Easton

A woman's body was found in a pickup truck in Easton late Sunday. Credit: Adam Gerard, Flickr
A woman’s body was found in a pickup truck in Easton late Sunday.
Credit: Adam Gerard/Flickr

Police in Easton, Pa., are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in a pickup truck late Sunday.

The woman had been shot to death, LehighValleyLive.com reports, and police are investigating the case as a homicide. Her body was found in the pickup on the first block of South Peach Street about 11:30 p.m.

Easton police and Northampton County investigators worked through the night trying to piece together details on how the woman was killed. It is not clear whether she was killed on South Peach Street.

No one has been charged in connection with the still-unidentified woman’s slaying, but one person, possibly the pickup’s owner, was taken into custody on a bench warrant near the crime scene, according to the report.



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