Astoria teens find dead body in woods

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by Sara Roth, KGW.com Staff

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Posted on December 2, 2013 at 8:02 PM

ASTORIA, Ore. – Two teens found a dead body behind Astoria High School Monday afternoon, police said.

A 17-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl were walking behind the high school in an area known as “The Hill” when they came across the body, according to Brad Johnston, spokesman for the Astoria Police Department.

The teens said they initially thought a person had fallen down near a trail but soon realized the person was dead, Johnston said.

Police were not releasing the identity of the victim.

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