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Woman found dead on Richmond sidewalk identified

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Richmond, MICH. (WJBK) -

The body of a 22-year-old white female was found on the sidewalk early Saturday morning outside a Macomb County pharmacy.

Click on the video player to watch Randy Wimbley's report.

Richmond Police Chief David Teske tells The Macomb Daily of Mount Clemens that Samantha Ward was out Friday night with friends at a tavern and "took a different path" as the group started to walk to their homes.

Her body was found about 9 a.m. Saturday in Richmond, about 34 miles northeast of Detroit.

She was found without a hat, jacket or gloves. Temperatures early Saturday morning were near or below zero.

An autopsy is being performed Sunday or Monday. Police are gathering surveillance video from nearby businesses and interviewing those close the victim.

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