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A woman in her 20s was found dead in an alley Wednesday morning in midtown, Tucson police say.

The woman had no obvious signs of trauma, said Sgt. Pete Dugan, a police spokesman, but he added that an autopsy was ordered.

Tucson police officers found the woman near the 2500 block of North Fremont Avenue.

The investigation is ongoing.

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Shaq is a public safety reporter and the Road Runner columnist, keeping readers up to date on transportation news. In 2017, he started as an apprentice and later worked part-time until graduating from the UA and being offered a full-time position in 2018.