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Salisbury police investigating homicide after woman's death near downtown

A 35-year-old woman died after officers found her suffering from injuries that were "consistent with an assault," detectives said.

SALISBURY, N.C. — A 35-year-old woman was found dead in Salisbury on Sunday morning, police said. 

Salisbury police responded to reports of a woman being found along Park Avenue about a block from Cannon Park. Investigators say the victim, identified as Nohemy Herndandez-Laines had injuries that were consistent with an assault. First responders attempted life-saving measures but Hernandez-Laines died at the scene, according to police. 

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No arrests have been made and Salisbury police haven't released any suspect information. Anyone with information is asked to call Sgt. Hill at 704-638-5333. Witnesses may also call 704-638-5262 to anonymous speak with detectives. 

Investigators said this appears to be an isolated incident and there is no active threat to the community. 

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