Police identify woman’s body found at Phoenix’s Piestewa Peak
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) — A disturbing discovery was made at Piestewa Peak in Phoenix on Friday. The body of a woman was found around 10:30 a.m. near the 40th St. Trailhead at Phoenix Mountain Preserve, officials said. She was later identified as 68-year-old Vanessa Wright.
Police said the woman was wearing hiking clothes and no injuries were found on her body. It’s unclear how long her body was there before she was discovered. Authorities now say there were no signs of foul play. The Maricopa County Office of the Medical Examiner will now determine what led up to her death.
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