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Naked woman found dead in dumpster on Christmas Eve identified

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A woman found naked, partially burned and deceased outside of an apartment complex on Sunday afternoon, was identified as 28-year-old Theresa Henry, according to officials.

The victim, a Las Vegas resident, was discovered by a homeless man while dumpster diving on Christmas Eve at the Southern Cove apartments near Viking Road and Spencer Street.

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A Clark County coroner said Henry died from blunt force injuries to the head.

Police were investigating her death as a homicide.

Officials believe the woman was already deceased when the suspect(s) placed her naked body into a garbage bag and attempted to light it on fire.

No further details were immediately released.

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