Woman found dead in Leesburg apartment identified

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Local,Virginia,Crime,Naomi Jagoda

The woman who was found dead in a Leesburg apartment early Friday morning has been identified as 20-year-old Izamar Carmona-Pacheco, police said.

About 12:40 a.m. Friday, police found Carmona-Pacheco in a bedroom in an apartment in the 800 block of Edwards Ferry Road NE. Officers at the scene determined that her death was suspicious, and detectives are awaiting findings from the medical examiner's office, according to Leesburg Police.

Carmona-Pacheco was a Mexican national, and a police spokesman said he did not know whether she was in the United States legally. The spokesman would not say whether the woman was living in the apartment where she was found.

Police said that the death is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the community.

njagoda@washingtonexaminer.com

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