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Homicide victim found in Phoenix alleyway

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Composite sketch released 9/25/12 Composite sketch released 9/25/12

A woman was found dead in an alley and police are asking for the public's help piecing the investigation together.

Phoenix police officers were called to do a welfare check on the woman found in the alley shortly before 9:30 a.m. Sept. 16th near 38th Lane and Monte Vista.

"They arrived and discovered she was deceased and appeared to be the victim of a homicide, due to signs of trauma on her body," said Sgt. Tommy Thompson.

She was identified as 21-year-old Jessica Vidal. There are no suspects at this time -- the only information police have to go on is that a witness saw a black 4-door sedan in the area where the body was found.

On Sept. 25, police released a composite sketch of an individual detectives would like to speak with.

If you have any information about this case, call the Phoenix Police Department's Violent Crimes Bureau or Silent Witness.

TIP LINES: (602) 262-6141 or (480) WITNESS

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