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Body Identified As Missing Muncie Woman

Last updated on Friday, August 26, 2011

(MUNCIE) - Muncie Police say the body found in a wooded area Wednesday is 40-year-old Kimberly Nelson.

The woman had been missing since the morning of August 1st.

The Delaware County coroner determined her cause of death to be a suicide of asphyxiation by strangulation. Authorities believe Nelson used a cord tied around a tree branch to hang herself.

Captain Mark Vollmar says police have a few questions they will see to answer, but are considering the case closed.

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