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Granada Hills death likely drug overdose - police

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Crime scene tape ropes off the scene where a womans body was discovered outside of a home in the 10000 block of Encino Avenue in Granada Hills on Wednesday, March 13, 2013.

Crime scene tape ropes off the scene where a woman's body was discovered outside of a home in the 10000 block of Encino Avenue in Granada Hills on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. (KABC Photo)

Investigators say a drug overdose may have led to the death of a woman, whose body was found outside of a Granada Hills home.

The body was found in the 10000 block of Encino Avenue near Devonshire Street at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The woman has not been identified. Police describe her as white and between 30 and 35 years old.

The exact circumstances surrounding how the body ended up at the scene remains unclear, but authorities confirmed to Eyewitness News that drugs likely played a role.

Investigators removed a car from the house near the body's location to check for possible evidence.

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