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Woman's dead body found off the road in Columbia

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COLUMBIA, Md. (WJLA) - A woman's body was found in Columbia Friday morning near the woods off of Rouse Parkway/Route 175.

Howard County detectives are on the scene investigating, and say they are unsure at this time whether there are any signs of foul play.

Police say the ramps from Rte.175 to Columbia Gateway Drive are closed while they continue to investigate the woman's death. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

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