Authorities release cause of death on young woman’s remains found in Wharton Co.
WHARTON COUNTY, Texas - Authorities have released new information regarding a young woman’s body that was found in Wharton County late last week.
The Medical Examiner’s Office ruled a homicide from a gunshot wound to the head.
According to the Wharton County Sheriff’s Office, the woman’s remains were discovered off of County Road 225 around 10 a.m. June 18.
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Authorities are still working to identify the remains.
The victim was found wearing a t-shirt with the word "OHANA" in blue. Under the word is a picture of the character "Stitch" from "Lilo and Stitch".
The sheriff’s office says she was wearing shorts with images of coffee mugs and donuts. She was also wearing a lightweight jacket with the brand name "Love Tree".
Authorities also shared a photo of the jewelry she was wearing.
Jewelry worn by the victim (Photo: Wharton County Sheriff's Office)
Anyone with information on her identity, should call the Wharton County Sheriff's Office.