Seattle woman found dead on beach near Newport

NEWPORT, Ore. – The body of a 37-year-old Washington woman was found on a beach near Newport Saturday morning.

She was identified by the Newport Police Department on Tuesday morning as Seattle resident Anne Stifter. No signs of trauma were identified during an autopsy conducted on Monday by the State Medical Examiner's Office in Portland.

Investigators are awaiting toxicology results before they determine cause of death.

Stifter's body was found near the Agate Beach Wayside at around 7:30 a.m.

Newport police and the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office are investigating. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call 541-270-1856 and refer to case number 17N-2759.

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