By Associated Press - Friday, October 26, 2018

GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) - Officials have identified the body of a woman found beside a Mississippi highway earlier this week.

Harrison County Coroner Gary Hargrove told news outlets that a fingerprint was used to identify 52-year-old Doretha Silkwood of Gulfport.

A person on a bicycle found the body Sunday afternoon. Hargrove said Silkwood had not been reported Mississippi.

The coroner said the cause of death is still under investigation.

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