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Woman’s body found on East Ogden Bench, Weber County investigating

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Posted at 12:01 PM, May 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-05 09:37:25-04
Body found on East Ogden Bench. - Courtesy: Weber County Sheriff's Office

Body found on East Ogden Bench. – Courtesy: Weber County Sheriff’s Office

OGDEN, Utah - The Weber County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a woman's body was found on the East Ogden Bench.

Deputies said a mountain biker found the body on the mountainside Monday morning near 1500 N. Mountain Rd.

According to the Weber County Sheriff's Office, the mountain biker's dog smelled a foul odor and led the man to the body above a hiking trail in thick oak brush just before 9:30 a.m.

Weber County said it appears the body has been on the hillside for "some time."

Deputies said they believe the body was there for more than a few weeks based on it's state of decompose.

Authorities are working to determine who the woman was and how she died.

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