No foul play in death of Durham woman found in ditch, police say

DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – Durham police said no foul play is suspected in the death of a woman found dead along Devon Road Sunday morning.

The woman’s body was found wearing jogging clothes in a ditch found in the 2800 block of Devon Road around 9 a.m.

Police would only say the woman was 42 years old and from Durham.

It’s the second dead woman to be found in Durham recently.

A 32-year-old woman was found dead in on the other side of Durham in a homicide on Oct. 8 — just 10 days ago. (click for related story)

A hunter checking on his deer stand came across a body in a field off Ganyard Farm Way on that night and the case is being investigated as a homicide, Durham Police said.

The hunter then called 911, and while the police originally called the death “suspicious,” a homicide investigation is now underway.

The victim was identified as Cheradi Elizabeth Lynch, 32, of Durham.


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