Police identify body found along highway

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The body of a woman found alongside a highway in Lewisville on Monday morning has been identified as a 22-year-old from Dallas.

Joslyn Ann Martinez’s body was discovered after a passerby noticed her lying next to the roadway in the 3000 block of South State Highway 121 Business at about 7:30 a.m. Monday and called Lewisville police.

According to a statement from Lewisville police Capt. Jay Powell, officers responded to the location and began an investigation into what they believe is a “suspicious death.”

The Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office is working to determine the cause of death, officials said.

Anyone with information related to Martinez’s death is asked to call the Lewisville Police Department’s Tip Line at 972-219-TIPS (8477) or Denton County Crime Stoppers at 800-388-TIPS (8477).

— Megan Gray

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