Poplar Bluff police investigating death of woman found dead in backyard

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POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. (KBSI) – The Poplar Bluff Police Department is investigating the death of a woman found dead at a home in the 600 block of West Victor Street.

Police identify the woman as 51-year-old Shonda Martin of Poplar Bluff. She was found in the backyard of the home.

Foul play is not suspected, but the investigation is ongoing, according to the Poplar Bluff Police Department.

Investigators of the Poplar Bluff Police Department and Missouri State Highway Patrol are investigating.

An autopsy is scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 15.

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