Police have identified the 73-year-old woman who was found dead near her home Thursday and said no foul play was suspected in her death.
The woman, Maria Herrera, was first reported missing around 4:12 p.m. Thursday in the 1700 block of East 53rd Street. She was found by officers a little more than hour later about a block away, an Odessa Police Department news release stated.
As of Friday, the cause of death her death was unknown, but OPD Spokesman Steve LeSueur said no foul play was suspected.
Herrera’s body is being sent to Tarrant County for an autopsy to be conducted to determine the cause of death, LeSueur said.