WOODBURN -- The woman whose body was found along Interstate 5 near Woodburn Friday has been identified as 25-year-old Tara Elizabeth Gordon, of Redding, California.
Police found her body after receiving numerous reports early Friday morning of a possible body near the shoulder of the northbound lanes of I-5, at milepost 273, according to Oregon State Police Lt. Gregg Hastings.
Background: Body found off I-5 near Woodburn
An autopsy found that the cause of her death was head trauma, Hastings said. OSP detectives were investigating.
The woman was positively identified late Friday night, after a tip came in from another law enforcement agency, Hastings said.
Police were asking anyone with information about her death to call OSP Northern Command Center dispatch at 800-452-7888 or leave a tip here.