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GRANT, Ala. (AP) — Alabama authorities have identified a woman whose body was found this week in a wooded area.

Marshall County investigators said the body was identified Friday as Sheri Jeanee Adkins, 52, of Huntsville. She was found Wednesday by a property owner in Grant, authorities said.

Assistant Chief Deputy Steve Guthrie told news outlets the body was partially decomposed and sent to the Alabama Department of Forensic Science in Huntsville for an autopsy. Results show she was killed by a gunshot to the back of the head, officials said.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call the Marshall County Sheriff's Office at 256-582-2034.

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