Washington, VT- Vermont State Police have identified a woman found dead in the woods in Washington, Vermont. Hunters discovered the woman’s body Wednesday.
State Police identify the victim as Tanairy “Tanya” Velazquez Estrada. Estrada was 23 years old, police say she lived most recently in Barre.
Police say Estrada was reported missing by her mother to police in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, on Wednesday. The mother told police she had not heard from her daughter in more than a week. According to VSP, Fitchburg Police contacted law enforcement in Vermont at about the same time the Eastrada’s body was found.
A determination of the cause and manner of Velazquez Estrada’s death is pending toxicology testing, which can take several weeks to several months.
Police are continuing to treat this death as suspicious, and the investigation remains active and ongoing. VSP continues to ask that anyone with information regarding this case call the Berlin barracks at 802-229-9191, or they can submit an anonymous tip here.