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Body Found Near Byron Airport in Contra Costa County

Sheriff's deputies found the body of a transient woman Tuesday morning in a campsite she was apparently living in near the Byron Airport in unincorporated Contra Costa County.

Just before 9 a.m. deputies responded to the vicinity of Byron Highway and Herdlyn Road, southeast of Byron.

They found the body in a field and confirmed that she was dead. Investigators found no sign of trauma or foul play, however.

Personnel from the coroner's office are working to confirm the decedent's identity. Anyone with information about the case is asked to call (925) 313-2850 or send an email to

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