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Police identify body found near ECU campus

By Amanda Brannon
WCTI Staff
Published On: Dec 03 2013 12:01:17 PM CST
Updated On: Dec 06 2013 03:04:04 PM CST
GREENVILLE, PITT COUNTY -

Greenville Police have identified a body discovered near East Carolina University's campus Tuesday.

According to detectives, 66-year-old Janet Clair Hill was found dead behind an electrical box near a Rite Aid Pharmacy at the corner of 14th Street and Charles Boulevard. A worker with ECU Facility Services discovered Hill's body at about 11:15 a.m. Tuesday.

An autopsy revealed that Hill died from apparent natural causes, said investigators.

Police said they believe Hill was a homeless woman. Detectives were able to notify family members in Norfolk, Va.