Body of 27-year-old woman identified in Auburn

Posted By: Matthew Russell

AUBURN, AL (WSFA) – Auburn police are identifying the body of a 27-year-old woman found in her apartment Tuesday.

No clear cause is known in the official death investigation of Miriam Rachel Schwartz. The Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences is still running tests.

There is no suspected foul play, however.

Schwartz, who was known to have multiple medical problems, was positively identified through fingerprint comparisons with the Alabama Bureau of Investigation.

The property manager for Schartz's apartment complex said they had not heard from Schwartz in a while. They went to her apartment and found her body.

Auburn Police are still investigating the case, along with the Lee County Coroner's office and the Alabama Department of Forensic Sciences.

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