Police identify woman found dead in park

Posted at 8:42 PM, Oct 31, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-01 13:36:57-04

NORTH OGDEN, Utah – Police are investigating after a body of a woman was found in a park in North Ogden Thursday.

Paul Rhoades of the North Ogden Police Department said the body of Jamie Rothey, 37, was found in Barker Park.

Rhoades said Rothey was found near 2492 North Barker Parkway by two teenage boys who were walking their dog late Thursday afternoon. He said the body was found in an empty stream bed in a wooded area of the park.

Officials said there was no obvious sign of a cause of death, and he said officials are investigating the incident. The body has been given to a medical examiner to determine the cause of death.

FOX 13 News will have more information as it becomes available.