Woman's body found near Riverhead shopping center ID'd

Police say a woman's body was found along side a Riverhead shopping center yesterday.Police have identified the woman as Mirian Garcia, 29, of Flanders.The Office

RIVERHEAD - Police say a woman's body was found along side a Riverhead shopping center yesterday.

Police have identified the woman as Mirian Garcia, 29, of Flanders.

The Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner has determined the woman's death is a homicide.

Garcia was found in a wooded area at the edge of Peconic Plaza strip mall on Old County Road. The location is near the Riverhead DMV.

Anyone with information is asked to call Suffolk Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.

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