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57 Fwy body identified as Diamond Bar woman

Saturday, July 27, 2013
This Google Maps image indicates the location where a body was found on the northbound 57 Freeway in Anaheim on Saturday, July 27, 2013.

This Google Maps image indicates the location where a body was found on the northbound 57 Freeway in Anaheim on Saturday, July 27, 2013. (KABC Photo / Google Maps)

Authorities have identified the woman's body who was found on the 57 Freeway in Anaheim shortly after midnight Saturday.

The coroner's office identified the body as Desiree Moriel of Diamond Bar.

Anaheim police found Moriel's body near the Katella Avenue off-ramp on the northbound side of the freeway following numerous phone calls.

Officers say some callers indicated the person may have jumped or been tossed from a moving vehicle.

The cause of death is unknown at this time.

Anyone with information about this case was urged to call Orange County Crime Stoppers at (855) TIP-OCCS.

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