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Apr 5, 2014 5:28 PM by Associated Press

Woman's body found near Oakland's Lake Merritt

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Authorities say they are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found outside a city recreation center near Oakland's Lake Merritt.

A passerby found the woman's body at about 6:40 a.m. Saturday at the F.M. Smith Recreation Center, just a few blocks from the lake.

Her name was not immediately released Saturday afternoon.

Police said they were treating the case as a homicide.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports the cause of the death is under investigation. So far, no arrests have been made.

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Information from: San Francisco Chronicle.

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